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Coloured water flowing through kitchen towel between five glasses
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Walking Water

Colourful water goes for a stroll up out of one glass and into another in this incredible experiment!

Can coloured water really step out of a glass and into another? What forces could be at work in this experiment that let water defy gravity and common sense?

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Chromatography Butterflies

Snazzy butterflies and the colourful chemistry of inks, brilliant!

Did you know that most inks are not made of one but many colours? In this experiment we blend art with science and make a batch of pretty flutterbies!

Sultanas being dropped into a tall glass of clear fizzy liquid
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Dancing Fruit

Ever seen fruit having a bit of a boogie? Grab some raisins and pop and watch it bop!

Who thought fruit and fizz could be so entertaining? This simple experiment is more exciting than it looks!

Egg covered in tiny bubbles in a glass of liquid
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Shell-Less Balloon Egg

Is it an egg? Is it a balloon? Yes, it's an egg-balloon!

In this odd egg-speriment we're going to take an egg out of its shell without even cracking it!

Saucer of water and black pepper having detergent dropped in
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Spicy Surface Tension

Pepper, water, washing up liquid. Easy!

Did you know that water has a skin? In this experiment we're going to put stuff on its skin, and then split the skin to see what happens! No, really!

Test tubes filled with different coloured liquids
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Homemade Universal Indicator

Colourfully detect the pH of stuff with red cabbage juice!

Different stuff around us (and in us!) tends to be acidic, neutral or basic. In this spectacular colour-changing experiment we test a few liquids for their pH.

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Self-Inflating Balloons

Balloons that can blow themselves up!

With just a few household items you can save your breath with this experiment and make balloons inflate themselves!