The Magical Science & Engineering Show
Using slime to investigate the properties of matter, cross chain linking, and investigative science.
Finding out that the gas oxygen will ‘magically’ relight a glowing hot piece of wood.
Scientific Sue’s wacky combination of science and drama makes this ‘Magic Show’ both funny and thought-provoking.
Making use of toys, circus gadgets and a range of household materials Scientific Sue highlights the relevance and impact of science and engineering on our everyday lives. Want to learn how to turn a vacuum cleaner into a bazooka rocket launcher? Cadbury’s chocolate rolls are the missiles, who will be the target?
Lots of volunteers are required to help Scientific Sue recreate many famous magic and circus tricks and demonstrations. The physics of inertia is explored with the aid of a tablecloth and some very precious teapots. Who is Ernest the Bear? What is the scientific secret used to help him unicycle down a thin tightrope?