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  • Study if birds prefer one type of food over another

    Birds can be very fussy eaters. As you might have noticed, birds also seem to be looking for a free meal, but in fact they are quite picky and are constantly looking for their favourite food to eat! See...

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  • Study what happens to a bone when it loses its proteins

    You might know that 'calcium' is very important for healthy bone growth in humans and in animals. What is lesser known is that bones are also full of 'protein' fibres, which are equally important than calcium for healthy bone...

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  • Learn how to tell whether a turtle is male or female

    Learning about turtles and tortoises can be fun and surprising. Since they have been on the earth for more than 200 million years, many interesting facts have been discovered through the centuries. Have you ever wondered how to tell...

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  • Learn how the eye colour of different individuals vary

    Human beings can vary quite significantly from each other. Our size, shape, hair colour as well as our eye colour is different from one another. In the following science experiment study the various colour of your friends and family's...

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  • Learn how the pulse rates of different individuals vary

    The pulse rate of human beings can vary quite significantly from each other. Many factors can influence a persons' pulse rate such as level of exercise, age and gender. In the following science experiment study the pulse rates of...

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  • Study what happens to a house fly in cold weather

    Even though we do not care for them, most of us have dealt with the common house fly. Flies can be extremely annoying, but at least they don't bite you! They can also be extremely useful in demonstrating the...

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  • Prevent the inside of an apple from oxidizing with lemon juice

    When the inside of an apple is exposed to air, a process called oxidation occurs, turning the apple brown. In this science experiment we will use lemon juice to slow down the oxidation process.

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  • Mummify an orange

    Mummies have been found all over the world including the Aztecs in Peru in South America and as far east as China. 'Natron' is a natural salt that was used in the mummification process to dry out the bodies'...

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  • Have fun with a curvy fun house mirror

    People have a lot of fun looking at themselves in curvy fun house mirrors at amusement parks. You can have a great laugh by stretching or squeezing your reflection in such a mirror! Make your own fun house mirror...

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  • Learn how motion pictures work by making a ‘Thaumatrope’

    We all love going to the movie theater to watch the latest cartoon or movie, but did you ever wonder how this all works? All motion pictures are actually 'still' drawings or photographs recorded on film by special cameras...

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