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Nautilus in a Bottle – Potty Science Club

30/06/202109:0023/06/2021 08:15Leave a Comment

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 […]

Curiouser and Curiouser: The Trial

29/06/202111:5129/06/2021 11:57Leave a Comment

Chapter 9 The King and Queen of Hearts were seated on their throne when they arrived, with a great crowd assembled about them all sorts of little birds and beasts, as well as the whole pack of cards. A Knave was standing before them, in chains, with a soldier on each side to guard him; […]

Curiouser and Curiouser: The Queen’s Croquet-Ground

23/06/202111:5429/06/2021 10:52Leave a Comment

Chapter 8 A large rose-tree stood near the entrance of the garden: the roses growing on it were white, but there were three gardeners at it, busily painting them red. As Alice approached, she heard one of them say “Look out now, Five! Don’t go splashing paint over me like that!” “I couldn’t help it,” […]

Curiouser and Curiouser: A Mad Tea Party

18/06/202115:0823/06/2021 12:52Leave a Comment

Chapter 7 There was a table set out under a tree in front of the house, and the March Hare and the Hatter were having tea: a Dormouse was sitting between them, fast asleep, and the other two were using it as a cushion, resting their elbows on it, and talking over its head. “Very […]

Curiouser and Curiouser: Pig and Pepper

15/06/202111:5323/06/2021 12:53Leave a Comment

Chapter 6 For a minute or two she stood looking at the house, and wondering what to do next, when suddenly a footman in livery came running out of the wood, with the face of a fish and rapped loudly at the door with his knuckles. It was opened by another footman in livery, with […]

Curiouser and Curiouser: Advice from a Caterpillar

06/05/202115:1523/06/2021 12:53Leave a Comment

Chapter 5 The Caterpillar and Alice looked at each other for some time in silence and Alice surveyed the jungle. In every direction she could see mushrooms, each with their own caterpillar inhabitant. Each caterpillar was different, there were spiky ones and stripy ones, and one that looked like a fluffy little moustache. The original […]

Curiouser and Curiouser: The Rabbit Sends in a Little Bill

23/04/202109:5406/05/2021 15:08Leave a Comment

Chapter 4 It was the White Rabbit, trotting slowly back again and looking about anxiously, as if it had lost something; it was muttering “The Duchess! The Duchess! Oh my dear paws! Oh my fur and whiskers! She’ll have me executed! Where CAN I have dropped them, I wonder?” Alice guessed in a moment that […]

Curiouser and Curiouser: The Caucus-Race

22/04/202110:0112/05/2021 14:38Leave a Comment

Chapter 3 “But what IS a Caucus-race, exactly?” asked Alice. “Well, I think the best way to explain what a Caucus-race is, is to have a Caucus-race!” said the Dodo, already marking out a racecourse in a sort of circle. There was no: ‘ready, set, go!’. Instead, they ran whenever they liked, and left off […]

Curiouser and Curiouser: The Pool of Tears

21/04/202109:0406/05/2021 14:55Leave a Comment

Chapter 2 Walking down the hall, led by even more paintings, Alice entered a room with glass cases everywhere. They were filled with all kinds of trinkets and curiosities. There were fans, bonnets, and an extravagant dress her sister would have fawned over for hours.   Before she had chance to go further, she heard […]

Curiouser and Curiouser: Down the Rabbit Hole

20/04/202111:2023/04/2021 10:37Leave a Comment

Chapter 1 Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank and having nothing to do. Once or twice she had peeped into the book her sister was reading, but it had no pictures or conversations in it, “and what is the use of a book,” thought Alice “without […]