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Secret Messages with Fun Scientists

Fri October 23, 2020 @ 14:0015:00

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Join the Fun Scientists online for the ninth of their live science shows, investigating the science of secret messages.

Grown-ups – you and the kids can get involved with the experiments at home too, you just need to find the items on the list below and get them ready for the start of the show:

• a few sheets of paper

• 4x cotton buds

• 10ml lemon juice

• 10ml vinegar

• liquid laundry detergent clear (or add some water to a teaspoonful of powdered detergent and mix to dissolve)

• 10ml full fat milk

• pencil

• pencil sharpener or a piece of sandpaper or a nail file

• hairdryer, or adult using a clothes iron (to heat the message)

Optional items:

o bicarbonate of soda/baking soda or baking powder

o red/black grape juice, or homemade beetroot juice (chop, blend and strain a raw beetroot)


All of our Fun Scientists shows are free and aimed at families with children aged 4-12 years, watching with an adult.

Please note the show will be recorded and all viewers will be muted. You will be able to ask the Fun Scientists questions via the chat box throughout the show.

Book your free ticket here


Fri October 23, 2020
14:00 – 15:00
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