Take on the role of a chemist and use real laboratory equipment to identify mystery powders and create new substances. See how a flame can be used to identify a chemical and discover the beauty and wonder of chemical reactions. 

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Using an array of optical devices, you will explore the beauty and wonder of light - recreating some of the most famous scientific experiments in history and learning about the latest technology that uses light. 

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Did you know that Newcastle was one of the first places in the world to have electric street lights? Try your hand at designing and building electrical circuits to light up our lab.

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Through a series of gross but delightful demonstrations and hands-on lab activities students will learn about the workings of our digestive system, blood, and kidneys.

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Discover how scientists and engineers help astronauts live and work on the International Space Station (ISS) and see what life is like for astronauts.

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Discover how scientists and engineers help people to live and work in one of the harshest environments on Earth and conduct experiments to find the best construction materials for an Antarctic Research Station.

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