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  • Ghost Bubbles

    Explore the strange and slightly spooky behaviour of carbon dioxide gas in this simple experiment you can do at home. You will learn how to use chemistry to create amazing levitating bubbles to wow your friends and family, and of course we will tell you the science behind this amazing illusion.

    Facilitator
    The Royal Institution (UK)
    Format
    Online (Watch on Demand)
    Suitable For
    Parents with kids aged 4 or above
    Language
    English with Chinese & English subtitles
    Date & Time
    23.03.2022 – 22.04.2022
    Materials to Prepare
    • Baking soda or sodium bicarbonate
    • Candles
    • Cling film
    • Container of water (with a sealable bottom)
    • Cups
    • Matches
    • Pipe cleaners
    • Vinegar
    • Washing up liquid
    Remarks
    • The video lasts for about 10mins.
    • Audiences are required to register through Croucher Science Week public-event website to access the video.
    • Audiences are highly recommended to prepare the required materials listed above in order to acquire the best participation experience.
    • Registration will be available on 1st March 2022 at 12noon.
  • Good Vibrations

    Explore how engineers design and make earthquake-proof buildings with this try-at-home activity. Using equipment in the kitchen you will make an earthquake simulator, and use it to test your constructions. Can you uncover the tricks and secrets engineers use to make super-strong buildings?

    Facilitator
    The Royal Institution (UK)
    Format
    Online (Watch on Demand)
    Suitable For
    Parents with kids aged 4 or above
    Language
    English with Chinese & English subtitles
    Date & Time
    23.03.2022 – 22.04.2022
    Materials to Prepare:
    • A sturdy, flat and moveable surface (such as a chopping board)
    • Pipe cleaners
    • Scissors
    • Small trinkets
    • Tapes
    Remarks
    • The video lasts for about 10mins.
    • Audiences are required to register through Croucher Science Week public-event website to access the video.
    • Audiences are highly recommended to prepare the required materials listed above in order to acquire the best participation experience.
    • Registration will be available on 1st March 2022 at 12noon.
  • Energy Live!

    Join us on an exciting journey through the stores of energy that surround us! From elastic to gravitational, kinetic to chemical, see some fiery and explosive demonstrations of what energy is and how it affects our lives. Balloons will be popped, sparks will fly and rockets will soar, all to explore this surprisingly complex subject which literally keeps our world going.

    Facilitator
    The Royal Institution (UK)
    Format
    Online (Watch on Demand)
    Suitable For
    Parents with kids aged 4 or above
    Language
    English with Chinese & English subtitles
    Date & Time
    23.03.2022 – 22.04.2022
    Materials to Prepare
    Download Resources
    Remarks
    • The video lasts for about 30mins.
    • Audiences are required to register through Croucher Science Week public-event website to access the video.
    • Audiences are highly recommended to prepare the required materials listed above in order to acquire the best participation experience.
    • Registration will be available on 1st March 2022 at 12noon.