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Creative Physics Activities

The Creative Physics Activity Pack contains everything you need to run a set of hands on and creative craft-based physics activities involving making a particle collision mobile, a planet and a galaxy sun-catcher.

These activities can work for a variety of audiences on outreach stands at science fairs, county shows and other similar events.

There are three main components of this pack which can be downloaded below.

An organisers guide
General advice on running the activities along with kit checklist, tips on delivery and practical concerns.

General advice (PDF, 678 KB)

Example risk assessment
Please note: This is an example risk assessment only. It is the responsibility of whoever is running these activities to write their own risk assessment, and to ensure there is adequate insurance cover in place for their event.

General Risk Assessment (PDF, 95 KB)

Leaflets and images
The following leaflets and images can be printed out and serve as a visual accompaniment to the activities. PDF, versions of the leaflets, descriptions and credits for the images and ZIP, files of the images can be found below.




last edited: February 14, 2012

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