Curiosity Series

Join George as he looks at the bank of a river, showing how different layers of sediment can reveal how a river has changed over time and what this rock might look like in the future....

Here's a fun experiment you can do at home using marshmallows - yum! Follow on with Kieran as he demonstrates how you can use air pressure to make 'monster' mushrooms....

Hey, doesn't sand love absorbing water? So how can we make sand hydrophobic, that is, water-hating. Follow on with Andrea as she demonstrates this cool experiment you can do at home!...

This Onion Skin Weathering is so beautiful, it will bring a tear to your eye. Weathering is a collection of processes which break rock down into sediment and soil. Follow George as he explores this special type of weathering which resembles onion skins....

You're presented with a boiled egg and a bottle with a very narrow neck. The challenge is to get the egg in the bottle without pressing it in with your hands. How are you going to do it?...

Granite Tors are large rounded boulders of granite or a related plutonic igneous rock such as granodiorite or gabbro. Follow on with George in this video as he explores how they form. ...

How do water striders walk on water? Why does it hurt so much when you do a big belly flop? And why is Kieran not soaking wet after turning this up of water upside down?! ...

Follow on with George as he explores this plutonic igneous rock, granodiorite, that is around 250 million years old, and the chemical composition of magma that gives the rock amazing colours!...

Follow on with Kieran as he explores how the structure of balloons at a molecular scale allow us to play with this pretty cool science party trick!...