Resources

Free resources to encourage all to enjoy chemistry and science.

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Lively Lava Lamps

30 mins

Light up winter by creating your very own lava lamp. Be inspired by the natural world and its amazing chemistry as you discover bioluminescence. Create chemical reactions, explore carbon dioxide bubbles and investigate the power of density in this experiment.

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Cool Chromatography for Autumn

30 mins

As we ease our way into autumn, be inspired by the beautiful changes in colour happening around us in nature. Discover how your felt tip pens are made up of lots of different inks to create the colour you see.

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Make a Keyring from Milk

1 hour

Rushing back to school? Make sure you don’t forget your keys! With this month’s experiment, design and make your own keyring from milk. Discover that by using milk and other ingredients you can create a whole new substance. Use this…

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Save the Ice Cube

1 hour

Summer is here! We need you to rescue the ice cubes before they melt. Discover how water changes state depending on the temperature, and experiment with materials as you work against the clock to investigate the best insulators for your…

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Brilliant Bubbles

30 mins

Blow your own bubbles as you discover the science behind what makes them form and what makes them POP!…