Dog Fight

Dog Fight
Animate it

Real models from the Aardman film ‘The Curse of the Were Rabbit’. The plane propellors can be remotely rotated to show how they were animated. Part of the Animate it exhibition. Designed in At-Bristol by …more

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Portable exhibits for open ended investigation. Designed to take the science centre experience on the road to reach more people. Stacks for storage and travel and is easy to set-up. Designed and built in At-Bristol …more

Future Fuel

Future Fuel
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Portable hydrogen powered ball launcer. Electrolise hydrogen and oxygen from water, then ignite it to launch a ball. Hands on science complete with explosions! Stacks for storage and travel and forms part of the ‘investigate’ …more

Under Pressure

Under Pressure
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Pressurise the chamber then release the air to launch a ping pong ball. Stacks for storage and travel and forms part of the ‘investigate’ travelling exhibition. Designed and built in At-Bristol by the design team …more

Air Stream

Air Stream
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Classic Bernoulli Blower exhibit in portable form. Small and robust. Whatch balls float in the air stream while you adjust the angle. Try different balls and objects. Stacks for storage and travel and forms part …more

Building Bridges

Building Bridges
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Build various bridges then load them up to see which is strongest. You can buils an arch bridge, a beam bridge, a suspension bridge or one of your own design. Stacks for storage and travel …more

Game of Life

Game of Life
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The classic Conway ‘game of life’. Easy to use touch screen. Create patterns and watch them evolve. Watch the patterns change step by step or just let them flow. Edit the patterns while they are …more

Earthquake!

Earthquake!
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Portable earthquake table. Build your structure then shake the table. Try different frequencies. How long does your building last? How high can you go? Stacks for storage and travel and forms part of the ‘investigate’ …more

Food Fuel

Food Fuel
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How much energy do you need for your day? How much energy is in the food you eat? Construct your day using typical activities, how does does it compare to your diet? Stacks for storage …more

Spin it

Spin it
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Spin the flywheel then feel the forces. The Massive flywheel and spinning mechanism is safely contained but is still very ‘hands-on’. Hand crank powered with an automatic speedo. Stacks for storage and travel and forms …more

Harmonic Art

Harmonic Art
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Classic harmonograph exhibit but small enough and robust enough for taking on the road. Create beautiful harmonic patterns Stacks for storage and travel and forms part of the ‘investigate’ travelling exhibition. Designed and built in …more

Lift it up

Lift it up
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Lift up weights using pistons with different cross sectional areas. Stacks for storage and travel and forms part of the ‘investigate’ travelling exhibition. Designed and built in At-Bristol by the design team led by Nick …more

Reflect it

Reflect it
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Bounce laser light around using adjustable mirrors. Can you hit all the targets? Stacks for storage and travel and forms part of the ‘investigate’ travelling exhibition. Designed and built in At-Bristol by the design team …more

Look at Light

Look at Light
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Bend straight beams of light. Find out more about lenses and prisms. A safe, low voltage but extremely bright light source in a rotating housing emits a number of different light patterns. Place lenses in …more

Moving Magnets

Moving Magnets
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Drop the magnet down tubes of different materials for amazing results. What is the effect of copper, steel or plastic? Use the falling magnet to generate electricity and light LEDs. Stacks for storage and travel …more

Orbits

Orbits
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Watch the ball as it moves around the two gravity wells. The surface is hard wearing rubber and can be pulled into different shapes. Stacks for storage and travel and forms part of the ‘investigate’ …more