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Science Tent

The Science Tent is a mix of science based performances on the Science Stage, timetabled science, technology workshops and drop-in sessions within the Science tent - Learn: Fluid dynamics by making your own vortex cannon
- Learn: Fluid and sound physics with dancing slime
- Learn: Sound physics: air vibrations with our Strawchestra
- Learn: Light physics: refractive index with secret messages
- Join our Vegetable Orchestra
- Make slime with the Silly Science team
- Come and join now>press>play as they take you on a sonic adventure using wireless  headphones and send you on a mission to Mars
- Test your speed with our pedal powered speed challenge
- Be part of the Bonkers Balloons Show
- Cook up your own Hairy Star
- Make a Sound Straw
- Make a CD Hovercraft
- Launch a Paper Rocket with STEAM
- Do the Lego® Robotics Challenge Join Sirius Astronomy as he explores comets and asteroids, shows you how to cook up your own hairy star and then afterwards get hands on with some space rock samples and have a chance to talk life the universe and everything. Check out our mind-boggling, jaw-dropping fossil display – everything from tiny starfish to giant marine reptiles, and speak to real scientists about the incredible work they do in pursuing a greater understanding of the Earth’s stories. You can also watch mindboggling performances from the legendary Silly Science, Science Magic, Maths Magic and even Science Rap! We have tons to stimulate and fascinate every age group...and that includes you mums and dads!