Science Max! Experiments At Large


Season 1, Episode 8 (Pressure)

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Learn how to use air pressure to make your own, home-made rocket out of a plastic water bottle. Phil maxes this out by over-pressurising stronger bottles and finally by building a giant rocket out of plastic bottles.

Season 1, Episode 7 (Chemicals)

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The old 'vinegar and baking soda volcano' needs an overhaul. What happens if we use 60 times as much? What about using 100% acid? What about even more reactive chemicals?

Season 1, Episode 6 (Volume Mass And Density)

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What makes boats float? Tinfoil doesn't float, but a boat made of tinfoil does. It's all about how you build it. Watch as Phil builds his human-sized tinfoil boat several times before he figures it out.

Season 1, Episode 5 (Magnets)

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Magnets have poles - when you put opposite ones together, they attract. But when you but the same ones together, they repel. Could we find magnets powerful enough to repel each other and float Phil off the ground?

Season 1, Episode 4 (How You Build It)

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Ever wanted to build a bridge out of pasta? It's not too hard & works better than you'd think. But what if we were to try to make a pasta bridge big enough for Phil to walk across?

Season 1, Episode 3 (Friction)

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Phil starts with a balloon powered hover disc, then tries to make a maxed out version big enough to ride. In fact, why not make 2 & then race them! Phil also tries to use the power of friction to climb the walls & even to fly

Season 1, Episode 2 (Elastic Energy)

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Phil starts with a Popsicle stick catapult, then he uses everything he knows about elastic energy to build a full-size catapult that hurls pumpkins! Plus, a maxed out paddle wheel boat and a historical re-enactment (sort of).

Season 1, Episode 1 (Newton's Third Law)

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Phil builds a balloon powered car in the lab. Then he tries to make one big enough to ride. Plus, Newton's Cradle out of bowling balls, how Guinea Pigs got their name and Newton's 3rd Law.