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BBC One - Bang Goes the Theory - Hands-on Science

BBC One - Bang Goes the Theory - Hands-on Science
Here’s a stack of Bang video guides and brainteasers to get hands-on with science in your own home. Super Cool Proof that science is really cool as Dr Yan demonstrates how to turn water into ice - with a single bang! Rubber Egg If shelling a raw egg isn't impressive enough, Liz then uses osmosis to turn it into a colourful bouncy ball. Magic of Science Could it be magic? Not quite, but Dallas has some pretty magical science tricks up his sleeve to wow your friends. Pykrete Challenge Can you out-engineer Jem? Fold me to the Moon How many times would you need to fold a piece of paper in half before you had a wedge tall enough to reach the Moon?

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