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Core samples are taken from a planet’s surface to provide information about the past.

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link to the shifting shape exhibit

Discover how shapes combine in a hands-on geometric puzzle.

10+ Experiments and activities Exhibit
overlapping blue line patterns on a white background.

Overlapping line patterns create interference or Moiré pattern illusions.

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Take the plug out of the bath and watch how the water moves as it goes down the plughole.

2-5 Experiments and activities
A man kneeling on a lawn, with a plastic tub and soft drink bottle in front of him. Soft drinking is projecting into the air.

This explosive experiment explores heat production, change of state and pressure.

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