Science of Magic

Shows & Workshops
Duration: 60 mins
Suitable For: KS2

The Science of Magic is designed for up to 60 children.

Where did the water go? Why didn’t that fall over? How did he know which one I picked? When will she get wet? How could an egg be taught to swim?

Working scientifically, children try to figure out the science behind a series of amazing magic tricks. They will be puzzled and intrigued, have their observation skills tested, consider carefully what they already know and think creatively. They will learn to never trust a magician, how to make a biscuit tin roll uphill and what keeps babies’ bottoms dry.

This ever-popular show covers a wide range of scientific principles, and engages everyone with the mysteries of magic to explain.

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We would usually expect one member of Science Oxford staff to be able to provide three activities in a day. Most of our shows are suitable for up to 60 children and most of our workshops for up to 30 children. We will create a draft timetable for you based on the information you provide below.

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