Get up close with live science experiments and demonstrations where the audience get to ask questions, predict outcomes and direct part of the investigation. These drop-in Science Bar programs are short, intimate experiences that are tailored to the audience.

The Science Bar program changes daily and program topics are listed on the digital screen near the Science Bar.
9:45am, 10:45am, 11:45am, 12:45pm, 1:45pm, 2:45pm, 3:45pm

Science Bar colour changeUp in flames

How can a piece of paper survive the fury of the flames? Use your science skills of questioning and observation to discover how different things burn.

Will it float?

Does a humble potato sink or float? Use your inquiry skills to help us explore the surprising science of density.

Mix master

Mixing two chemicals together can sometimes lead to surprising changes. Choose from the range of items available and predict and observe what happens.

Soapy and sour

Things are not always as they seem… Can you help us use science, chemicals, universal indicator and colour matching to solve a mystery?