Science Activities for Home or School

We have three activities for children/students to try!  We’ve got our inspiration from the scientific discoveries contained in our collection of awe inspiring books.  What?  The making of holograms in our old books?  Well, we can certainly say that all modern day discoveries grew from the seeds of exploration and knowledge found on the shelves in Marsh’s Library.  We are standing on the shoulders of scientific giants here, don’t you know!

Click on the images below to find a set of instructions ‘how to’ make a hologram viewer, ink for writing and a pinhole camera:

NB: Click the full screen icon at the bottom of the slideshow to view and to pause and play the slides

Hologram Viewer
Camera Obscura (Pinhole Camera)
Ink Making


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