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Heat avoider Activity

by David Shaw, 23 June 2021 | 1 comments

Foil and paper strip curling as it is held over a candle flame.

Make a curious device that doesn’t like being put near a candle flame. When it gets hot, it curls away!

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Shiny egg Activity

by David Shaw, 10 September 2020 | 2 comments

Photo of a soot covered egg in a glass of water.

What happens when you cover an egg in soot? It gets super black, but also super shiny!

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Fuel the fire – a quick quiz Quiz

by David Shaw, 13 March 2019 | 0 comments

Black lightning bolt in purple circle

We’ve got some burning questions to keep your curiosity going. Let’s see how you go! If you’re after more fun science for kids, subscribe to Double Helix magazine!  

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