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The glass beads that produce rainbows

Rainbows can be created when white light is refracted within prism-like water droplets and glass beads.

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Arrange different light filters, plastics and polaroid filters on a light table to see polarised light

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A black framed filter with a red cord attached to a blue and grey tray.

Earthquakes occur due to energy released from compressed rocks.

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 On a dark grey table top sits three rows of red levers with yellow, blue and purple cut out animals shapes.

Different 'orders' or classes of levers have their fulcrum and load located in different positions relative to where effort is being used to work the lever.

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A model globe.

If you could dig through to the other side of the world, you’d be passing through layers of extremely hot, molten rock and solid rock under great pressure.

8+ Exhibits Exhibit