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Kaleidoscope: the science behind the demos

Our latest Science Theatre show, Kaleidoscope, is a little bit different. If you’ve seen the show, you’ll know that it is about observing the world closely and inspiring curiosity. We’ve packed it full of beautiful demonstrations, but might not have had time to answer all of your questions. This might be why you’re here!Read more

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Adventures with flinging poo

It seems like just yesterday we installed our chain reaction machine on the theatre stage and already it’s time to take it down. While it would be a lie to say I’m not excited for our new show ‘In the Dark’ it’ll be strange to have so much space on stage again!… Read more

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Its all fun and games…

Our current show ‘Chain Reaction’  is based around a machine which works a in a similar way to the board game Mouse trap where each action and reaction triggers another in sequence until you reach an end goal.

I always loved playing Mouse trap and when you think about it, despite not being a deliberatley education game, it contains a lot of physics such as energy transfer.… Read more

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I’ve previously said there is no such thing as a silly question, but, there are on occasion things I’m asked that come close. Just like every man dreads trying to answer the infamous ‘does my bum look big in this?’, every holiday I seem guaranteed to be asked, and in turn struggle to answer, ‘what’s the point of your job?’

To be honest I can’t really blame people for asking; especially when I’m working in the Young Explorer Zone.… Read more

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