Rockets, Robots & Starry Night Skies….get scientific at the Camera Obscura shop!

Is the Edinburgh International Science Festival leaving you feeling scientific?! Then we have just the thing for you! We’ve selected our favourite, fantastically fun kits from our shop to satisfy your creative and scientific sides. Plus, they’ll keep the kids busy for hours over the school holidays!

 

Pump Rocket Science

3..2..1 BLAST OFF! Launch micro rockets that fly up to 20 feet, a rocket racer that speeds across the floor, and gliders that soar across the sky. Discover the Newtonian rocket science behind all of this in a fun and practical kit!

Pump Rocket Science

 

Dinorobot

One of our favourites. Create your very own mechanical moving robot. It’s fun to build, easy to assemble and even roars when it runs! Trust us…..we’ve tried it!

Dinorobot

 

Solar System

Build your own glow-in-the-dark solar system! Assemble and paint your own planetarium model with this superb kit. Build it, paint it, highlight it with glow-in-the-dark paint then sit back and watch it glow…it’s out of this world!

Solar System

Illusion Science

Challenge your eyes with the classic illusion trick cards; experience the dynamic illusions produced by the illusion spinner; view and create 3D pictures. Over 20 optical fun activities with scientific explanations supplied. It is a brilliant science kits which guarantees hours of fun for all sorts of occasions.

Illusion Science

 

Night Sky Projection Kit

Lights off! It’s time to transform your bedroom into a starry night sky with this amazing cardboard star projector. Just build the dome, add some batteries and you’ll be star gazing in no time!

Night Sky

 

Grow-a-maze

Can a plant find its way through a maze? It sounds impossible, but just watch as plants grow and wind their way through a maze that you design. It’s a-maze-ing! You can even watch the roost develop inside the transparent soil container…it’s a mini root watcher too!

Grow-a-maze

 

 

We are open every day from 9.30am to 8pm during the School Holidays – plenty of time for you to explore all 6 floors of interactive fun and grab one of these kits from our shop. Enjoy!

 

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