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Colour-Changing Noodles Activity

by Ariel Marcy, 20 July 2023 | 0 comments

Pink noodles in a bowl.

Want to bring a little magic to your plate? Have some fun with these colour-changing “unicorn noodles”, perfect for a birthday party! Safety: Use clean hands and clean equipment while cooking. This activity uses a stove and boiling water. Ask an adult to help.

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A “lava-ly” lemon volcano Activity

by Ariel Marcy, 6 July 2023 | 0 comments

Blue foam spilling out of a lemon.

Kick off a colourful explosion in your kitchen with simple ingredients! Safety: You’ll need to use a sharp knife in this activity. Ask an adult to help.

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On the nose – a quick quiz Quiz

by Fiona Midson, 2 March 2022 | 1 comments

By Fiona Midson and Beth Askham Here is a sweet quiz to test your olfactory knowledge. Can you score 5 out of 5 and come up smelling like roses?

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Colour changing lemon tea Activity

by David Shaw, 4 March 2021 | 1 comments

Two cups of tea - one is much lighter than the other

There’s something soothing about a cup of lemon tea. But there’s some fun chemistry happening in that cup too!

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The strongest! A quick quiz Quiz

by David Shaw, 26 March 2020 | 0 comments

Black lightning bolt in purple circle

Strong can mean a lot of different things to scientists. Every question in this quiz has something to do with strength.

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