Primary science demonstrations

Illustrate basic scientific concepts using the simple ideas and everyday products in these videos

A spoon of sugar

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Changing materials

Material changes are demonstrated using fun examples: bouncy custard, bath bombs, burning candles, fire extinguishers, lava lamps and many more

Gases

Showing the properties of gases to primary students, with examples from: the leaky bottle and the sticky cups

Liquids

Demonstrate the properties of liquids to primary students, including: suspended ice, heavy sugar and the particle disco

Separating mixtures

Fun demonstrations of different mixtures, including racing liquids and rainbow colours

Solids

Display some exciting solid properties to primary students: including biscuit bashing, dissolving and heavy sugar