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Possible experiments

The choice of activities that can form part of a mobile science project is almost endless.

However, it is worth considering that hands-on experiments are usually much more effective at engaging and inspiring an audience than a show or demonstration. Being able to ‘have a go’ is highly valued and is often what young people don’t get in a normal classroom.

Charles Jenkins the originator of Lab in a Lorry has developed a list of possible experiments and explanations that might be helpful.

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