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shed birthday

The Shed has developed more than 25 tinker activities since its inception two years ago encompassing a wide variety of disciplines for visitors to explore.  As a dynamic and progressi

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Pop top explosion

Create an explosive fountain of foam and carbon dioxide gas by mixing sodium bicarbonate and vinegar.

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A blue horizontal table with white balls, a red lever and the letters 'A', 'B', 'C' and 'D' displayed.

Ozone is a gas in our atmosphere that prevents too much ultraviolet radiation (UV) from reaching the Earth's surface.

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A timber, black and orange exhibit table with two information panels at the rear in the same colour scheme. On the table top sits two piston devices with blue bases and a series of weights at one end. Thre is a red joystick and pressure guage at the other end.

Pressure applied over an area generates a force that can do work. Changing the area or the pressure increases or decreases the force.

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A woman blowing into a plastic device

Feel some good vibrations and become a noisy nuisance with this wacky instrument.

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