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Balloons, rockets and rainbows are just some of the hands-on activities and experiments that make physics fantastic fun.
Use bouncing balls to demonstrate collisions and energy transfer with this simple physics experiment.
Make different coloured shadows using torches and cellophane.
Follow these instructions to make your own jelly lenses and have fun with bending light.
Grab some sand, confetti or glitter and get ready to make your own kaleidoscope. Have fun with mirrors and reflections while learning how a kaleidoscope creates beautiful patterns. A fascinating science project for all ages.
Light up a fluorescent tube using static electricity.
Make a boat that uses detergent to move through the water and learn about surface tension.
Follow these instructions to make your own pen lid diver and learn about buoyancy.
Learn about gravity and air resistance as you make a balloon wobble through the air. A simple physics experiment for the classroom.
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Last updated: Last updated: 11 February 2015
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