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To celebrate our 21st birthday in style, our team have put together some fun science themed activities you can try at home! Try fitting your whole body through a greetings card or playing 'Happy Birthday' using only wine glasses and water!

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Make some noise with this simple experiment on vibrations! The DIY straw buzzer is so fun, even the grown-ups are going to be tempted to jam. Experiment with different length straws to create different pitches. 

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Some things in life, such as needles and balloons, just don’t mix. Everyone knows that a balloon’s worst fear is a sharp object, but with a little scientific knowledge, you’ll be able to perform a seemingly impossible task—pierce a balloon with a wooden skewer without popping it!

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The science sound that's sure to drive parents wild! Here’s an easy-to-do experiment using only a balloon and a hex nut that teaches children about the science of sound.

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Create a wine glass orchestra in your kitchen and explore how sound is caused by vibrations. To celebrate our 21st birthday, Esther even has a go at playing 'Happy Birthday' using just water and wine glasses!

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Who needs a magic wand to create levitating objects when you have a balloon? Well, if you know how static electricity works, you won’t need a wand! Charge a balloon and use static electricity to make your hairs stand on end with this fun experiment. 

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