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Balloon bagpipes Activity

by David Shaw, 18 August 2022 | 0 comments

A person holding a recorder and a balloon under their arm.

Have your parents ever told you to stop playing the recorder because you’re being too noisy? Follow these instructions to turn that recorder into a bagpipe instead!

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Good vibrations – a quick quiz Quiz

by David Shaw, 16 February 2022 | 0 comments

Here is an acoustic quiz for you to sound out! Answer these questions and get some good vibrations.

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Hovering surprise for earthquake scientists News

by David Shaw, 12 May 2017 | 0 comments

A blue helicopter.

Iceland is a remote and beautiful island, brimming with volcanoes. Volcanic eruptions give the Earth an almighty shake, so it’s no surprise that Iceland has lots of earthquake measuring seismometers. But you might be surprised to find out what these instruments are picking up.

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