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Monthly Archives: May 2012

DIY Rockets

What to do: Take an empty Berocca (or other multi-vitamin)  tube, and fill it about a quarter full with water. If you have one of those ancient devices called a “35mm film camera”, you can use a film canister instead

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Glove-a-phone

So what is sound made of? Vibrations I hear you shout!  And here is a great little instrument you can make, that gives us sound and vibrations that we can hear and feel. Things you will need: One cardboard tube. 

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What is lightning?

Clouds may look fluffy and innocent, but they are actually active places. At their most exciting, they can create the wondrous effect of lightning.   How is lightning formed? Water and ice move around inside the cloud; forced up by

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Fireproof Balloon

You’ll Need Two balloons Matches Water Adult supervision Try this! Take one of the balloons and blow it up. You can use and air pump or compressor to do the work on that. If you do not have one yet,

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