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Demonstrate resonance by shaking dried spaghetti.
Explore light and color from a hole new angle.
Enlarge your perspective on color.
Use index cards to show how light plus light equals dark.
Light plus light equals dark.
Find out how to make clear things invisible (temporarily).
Put your mind to tackling these classic engineering problems.
Turn sound into light and back again.
Shake it 'til you break it (or not).
Senior Scientist Paul Doherty explains what forms a wave.
Explore why different soap films are different colors.
Make a "water sandwich" and see how it interacts with light.
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