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Light on Rocks
Project the image of a thin slice of rock, and reveal some of the secrets of geology. Using polarised light it is possible to examine the textures and crystal structures which give us clues to the origin of the earth.

Settling Sand
Demonstrates the settling rates of different sized sand grains.

Sunsets
Shows why sunsets are red and the sky blue.

The Earth from Space (Meteosat)
Receives weather satellite images direct from Meteosat satellite.

Tornado
Air flows create a miniature tornado.

Vortex
Water is spun in a large tube to make a vortex.

Whirlpool Bottles
Shows the vortex formed in water as it spirals through a hole.

 
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