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  • Test if your eyes can get tired of seeing only one colour

    Some objects or colours can trick your eyes so that objects appear differently than how they actually are. With this science experiment, find out how too much of one colour can make your eyes tired.

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  • Confuse your brain with this science experiment

    An 'optical illusion' an image that is visually deceptive or misleading. The image information we see is gathered by our eyes and then processed in our brains but, sometimes the images we see does not tally with the physical...

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  • Do you taste better with your nose or mouth?

    Have you ever wondered why you cannot taste your food properly when you have a cold? Usually when you have a cold, your food is tasteless or you may not feel like eating. This phenomenon can be easily investigated...

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  • Subjective testing hot & cold water

    Heat is a form of energy. Ambient heat can be measured by a thermometer and this measurement is called temperature. The normal temperature of human beings is 37.4 °C and is always kept constant by our bodies, no matter...

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  • Study your friends’ fingerprints

    In the following science experiment we will be taking the fingerprints of your friends and protect and preserve it to study later with a magnifying glass.

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  • Prove that green plants need light to survive

    All green plants need sunlight to make their 'food' to thrive and survive, without it, they will die. Without green plants, all life on earth would be unable to survive, as all living things feed on plants or animals...

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  • Learn how osmosis work with salt water and a potato

    Potato cells holds a lot of water which makes a raw slice of potato feel nice and crisp or rigid. We can easily take the water out of the potato through a process called 'osmosis', as you will learn...

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  • Learn about an object’s centre of gravity

    The steadiness of an object depends on how its weight is distributed. In order to successfully balance an object one must find its 'centre of gravity'. Try the following science experiment to see if you can find the 'centre...

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  • Learn about levers with this simple experiment

    A 'lever' is one of the earliest and simplest machines known to mankind. A 'lever' consists of a rigid board or bar that is supported at a set or 'fixed' point, called a 'fulcrum'. Let's put a simple 'lever'...

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  • Learn about inertia and how it affect objects

    All objects resist any change to its current state of motion. This is called the 'inertia' of an object and it is equivalent to the mass of the object. Study the inertia of a coin in this science experiment.

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