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Shining a light on Science

5:00pm-5:55pm on Tuesday 19 March
6:00pm-7:00pm on Tuesday 19 March

Times shown are in GMT (UTC +0) up to the 26th March. For events on or after 27th March times are in BST (UTC +1).

Cambridge Regional College, Meet at Reception to be guided to C133 Chemistry; C017 for Physics. Kings Hedges Road,, CB4 2QT

Optical wonders
We will present a number of simple yet unexpected optical phenomena each of which has significant practical uses in modern technology.

A visual !WOW! factor in everything from stage ghosts to brushing your hair; from the size of a light wave to the composition of a star. Touch it, see it and be prepared for some out-of-the-ordinary experiences.

Sparkling smiles - chemistry of teeth.
The hardest part of the tooth is enamel made from the chemical calcium phosphate whereas seashells are made from calcium carbonate. Luckily neither dissolve in water! Let's investigate some of the practical chemistry to answer questions such as: What makes teeth so hard? What is the dentist's blue light for? What is fluoride and why is it in toothpaste?

Booking/Registration is: REQUIRED

Additional Information

Age: All Ages
Format: Workshop
Timing: In person
Cost: Free
Event Capacity: 25 places for each
Theme: Health, Discovery
Accessibility: Accessible toilet, Full access, Lift

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