# Institute of Physics

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In this demonstration, adult learners create a lava lamp using beer and nuts! Use this pub-themed activity to demonstrate the effects of buoyancy and bubbles.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 4 - adult Under 5 minutes
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In this demonstration, learners observe the effects of density and pressure by attempting to make "balloon kebabs." Learners will try to insert a wooden skewer all the way through an inflated balloon

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 6 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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In this demonstration, learners attempt to get a large coin through a small hole, the size of a smaller coin.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 8 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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In this indoor or outdoor demonstration, use a large and small ball to illustrate conservation of energy and momentum.

free Ages 4 - adult Under 5 minutes
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In this demonstration about momentum, use physics to distinguish between a hard-boiled egg and a raw egg without cracking them open.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 4 - adult Under 5 minutes
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In this physics demonstration, learners are challenged to break a raw egg just by squeezing it. Learners will be shocked by their inability to complete the deceivingly simple challenge.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 4 - adult Under 5 minutes
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In this demonstration, learners will be "wowed" as three matches burn to form a triangular pyramid shape and "magically" rise off the table.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 4 - adult Under 5 minutes
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This is a highly visual demonstration that illustrates both the effects of density and chemical reactions.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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In this physics demonstration, learners will be surprised when a lemon slice appears to magically levitate within a pint glass.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - adult Under 5 minutes
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In this physics demonstration, learners are challenged to insert a straw the furthest into a potato.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes