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Celebrating National Science Week 2016 - Final Day - Supertasters!

It’s the last day of our Celebrating National Science Week experiments. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we enjoyed writing them. This final experiment is very different from […]

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Celebrating National Science Week Day 8 - Looking at Hair

The end of the National Science Week celebration is soon coming. However the last experiments are well worth the wait. For today’s experiment, we will be conducting one of the most […]

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Celebrating National Science Week Day 7 - Make Your Own Solar System

It’s almost the end of the National Science Week activities. In yesterday’s article, Fruits Magnified, fruits were the main subject being studied in detail under a stereo microscope. What we […]

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Celebrating National Science Week Day 6 - Fruits Magnified

Fruits Magnified Magnifying glasses, stereo or digital microscopes are very easy to use, interesting to play with and equally rewarding. There is a vast range of things people usually look […]

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Celebrating National Science Week Day 5 - What's in the Water?

What’s in the Water? Did you know that 71% of the Earth’s surface is water? We see it everywhere – lakes, rivers, beaches, and countless more places. However, the water […]

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Celebrating National Science Week Day 4 - Moon Phases

Find out why the Moon appears different on different nights of a month and the names of the eight Moon Phases. This topic works great as simple general knowledge and is also one of the fundamentals of getting into lunar observation. Read now!

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Celebrating National Science Week Day 3 - Counterfeit Detection

To celebrate National ScienceWeek in Australia, OpticsCentral is posting one experiment every day for the week. Today, we will be talking about counterfeit detection and identifying the mechanisms that are in place to protect our currency.

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Celebrating National Science Week Day 2 - Build A Telescope

Day 2 – Build your own telescope What is a telescope? A telescope is a tool used to look at distant places as if they were nearby. While telescopes have […]

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Simple and Fun Experiments this National Science Week 2016

Celebrate National Science Week 2016 with us! In celebration of National Science Week (August 13th to August 21st, 2016), we will be posting one cool experiment to do with your […]

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