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Getting a Lift – Potty Science Club

Hello and welcome to the seventh session of Potty Science Club. We hope you have found our previous experiments interesting and enjoyable. All our experiments are conducted in a home environment, not in a lab, and will be safe and simple using equipment and items you can find in your own home. The experiments will […]

Nautilus in a Bottle – Potty Science Club

Hello and welcome to Potty Science Club session number 6! All our experiments are conducted in a home environment, not in a lab, and will be safe and simple using equipment and items you can find in your own home. The experiments will reflect on an item or exhibit held in the Museum’s collections. Today’s […]

Bouncing Eggs – Potty Science Club

16/06/202109:0014/06/2021 11:46Leave a Comment

Hello and welcome to Potty Science Club Episode Five!If this is the first time you have joined us you will find all our experiments are conducted in a home environment and not in a laboratory and will be safe and simple using equipment and items you can find in your own home. The experiments will […]

Floating Eggs – Potty Science Club

02/06/202110:0001/06/2021 12:36Leave a Comment

Hello and welcome to the 4th episode of Potty Science Club. We hope you have found our previous experiments interesting and enjoyable! All our experiments are conducted in a home environment, not in a laboratory and will be safe and simple using equipment and items you can find in your own home. The experiments will […]

Bending Light – Potty Science Club

19/05/202110:0018/05/2021 13:31Leave a Comment

Hello and welcome to Potty Science session number 3! Be sure to check out our previous experiments if you missed them. In this session we will be experimenting with water again using equipment and items you can find in your own home. All our experiments are conducted in a home environment and not in a […]

Make a Water Magnifier – Potty Science Club

We hope you had a go at our last experiment – How did you get on? Did you manage to float a paperclip? In this session we will be continuing our experiments with water. In the Natural Science Gallery at The Potteries Museum we have some splendid exhibits of large fishes. But sometimes fishes can look […]

Walking on Water – Potty Science Club

21/04/202109:0021/04/2021 09:16Leave a Comment

Hello and welcome to The Potty Science Club. Here we’ll be experimenting using equipment and items you can find in your own home. All our experiments will be safe and simple and reflect an item or exhibit held in the Museum’s collections. So follow along with us and give it a go to become a […]

The Science Behind the Spitfire – Part 3: Excellent Engines

In celebration of British Science Week we continue our exploration of the Science Behind the Spitfire. The aeroplane is renowned for its performance and the important role it played during the Second World War. We will peel back the panels and discover some of the science behind the Spitfire’s success. Excellent Engines So far we’ve learned about the […]

The Science Behind the Spitfire – Part 2: Marvelous Metal

In celebration of British Science Week we continue our exploration of the Science Behind the Spitfire. The aeroplane is renowned for its performance and the important role it played during the Second World War. We will peel back the panels and discover some of the science behind the Spitfire’s success. Marvelous Metal Today we will […]

The Science Behind the Spitfire – Part 1: Wonderful Wings

Today marks the start of British Science Week AND is the 85th anniversary of the first Spitfire flight in 1936. This is the first of a series of blogs on the Science Behind the Spitfire.  The aeroplane is renowned for its performance and the important role it played during the Second World War. We will […]