The fluidised bed

Many years ago, I was lucky enough to work in “Launch Pad” in the science museum. There were lots of wonderful activities and the following blog posts are about the activities. Launch Pad has been replaced by the equally wonderful “Wonderlab” https://science-projects.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/ch2.pdf https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/home https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/see-and-do/wonderlab-equinor-gallery The fluidised bed The fluidised bed was just a large bowl […]

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The two-way mirror

Many years ago, I was lucky enough to work in “Launch Pad” in the science museum. There were lots of wonderful activities and the following blog posts are about the activities. Launch Pad has been replaced by the equally wonderful “Wonderlab” https://science-projects.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/ch2.pdf https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/home https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/see-and-do/wonderlab-equinor-gallery The two-way mirror In this activity you turned the handle to […]

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Watchdog

Many years ago, I was lucky enough to work in “Launch Pad” in the science museum. There were lots of wonderful activities and the following blog posts are about the activities. Launch Pad has been replaced by the equally wonderful “Wonderlab” https://science-projects.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/ch2.pdf https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/home https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/see-and-do/wonderlab-equinor-gallery Watchdog This was an exhibit that emitted a growling noise if […]

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The turntable

Many years ago, I was lucky enough to work in “Launch Pad” in the science museum. There were lots of wonderful activities and the following blog posts are about the activities. Launch Pad has been replaced by the equally wonderful “Wonderlab” https://science-projects.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/ch2.pdf https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/home https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/see-and-do/wonderlab-equinor-gallery The turntable Unfortunately, you need to find a roundabout or turntable […]

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Arch Bridge

Many years ago, I was lucky enough to work in “Launch Pad” in the science museum. There were lots of wonderful activities and the following blog posts are about the activities. Launch Pad has been replaced by the equally wonderful “Wonderlab” https://science-projects.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/ch2.pdf https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/home https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/see-and-do/wonderlab-equinor-gallery Arch Bridge There are many different styles of bridge but the […]

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Diary of an apprentice astronaut

Samantha salutes Leonard Nimoy aboard the ISS. Credit: NASA Samantha Cristoforetti‘s voyage as an apprentice astronaut took her from Houston to Japan to the legendary Star City in Russia. In this talk, she discussed the two hundred days she spent on the International Space Station. She revealed the joys and challenges of being in an […]

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