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Someone's hands wearing a green wrist watch, holding a 9 volt battery that is held up to a inflated white balloon.

What do you get when you cross a battery, a balloon and some steel wool? An explosion of rubber, of course!

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Two candles sitting on a white plate.

Don’t leave this candle in the wind. Eat it instead!

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a black upside down mugs on a white table cloth, with a silver cylinder between them, and a small aluminium dish sitting on the cylinder

Have you ever boiled rice or pasta and wondered why it rises and falls?

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A man wearing a silver jacket and a black shirt, is holding up a 30 cm ruler.

Hand of fury – see the amazing ruler-breaking strength of air.

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Two clear plastic cups taped end to end.

Create your own mini-environment and grow some alfalfa, while finding out what plants need to survive.

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The bottom of a inflated green balloon being touched by the flame of a white candle under it.

Once you pop, we’ll show you how to stop.

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Two hands holding a paper cup with green liquid inside, next to a clear pepper grinder.

There is nothing to sneeze about in this activity.

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A box of baking soda is next to a large flat plate that has a white splatter on it, and a white liquid trail goes into the air.

Use carbon dioxide gas to make a rocket fly!

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