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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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  • Make a Snellen chart to test your friends’ eyesight

    An optometrist is a doctor concerned with your eyes as well as your vision. A 'Snellen' eye chart is the most common way for optometrists to determine how 'normal' your vision is. It sets a standard for what most...

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  • Test your friends ability to judge the direction of sounds

    Humans have 'stereoscopic vision', meaning that we can judge the direction and distance of an object because each of our eyes sees from a slightly different angle, resulting in a perception of depth. Similarly, because our ears are positioned...

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  • See how much air can your lungs hold

    An adult's lungs can hold about 5 litres of air when fully breathing in – How much air do you think your lungs can hold? With the following science experiment you can find out!

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  • Learn how muscle contraction causes bones to move

    The human body has over 650 muscles and makes up 40% of the body's weight. Our muscles help us to move about our surroundings and is even responsible to make us smile, frown or chew our food. In this...

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  • Fool your eyes with these optical illusions

    Optical illusions can also often cause us to perceive objects bigger, smaller or more bent out of shape than they really are. Study the optical illusions in this science experiment to see how confusing these images can be to...

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  • Make your own device for listening to your heart

    Ever notice how you breathe faster and you heart beats faster when you run around or do any exercise? This happens automatically as your body requires more oxygen to make the energy you require to do these exercises.

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  • Make a 3D viewer with the power of visual illusion

    Make a 3D viewer with the following science experiment and test how an optical illusion can fool our brains into thinking that we are viewing a 3D image.

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  • Map the positions of tastes of you tongue

    In the following science experiment we will be treating your tongue to some wild taste sensations! The main taste sensations can be divided up into four main categories: Sweet, Salty, Bitter & Sour. The small organs responsible for these...

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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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