Experiments

Decode messages with a red filter

Do you want to send secret messages to your friends, without anyone else being able to read it? Or even send a secret invitation to a lover? Play with light and color transmission to hide your messages. It’s your turn to play! […]

Chemistry

1001 colors with red cabbage

Red cabbage juice is ideal for studying color indicators. Anthocyanin, a molecule found in red cabbage, changes color depending on the pH. It’s up to you to find out which of the different substances in the house is acidic or basic. […]

Artistic

When the intelligence of plants is exploited by robots. Discover the Plant Fever exhibition at the Centre d’Innovation et de Design in Grand-Hornu.

Plants do not have a brain or nervous system like us. And yet, researchers show that they are gifted with intelligence. Defending themselves against aggression, finding their food, or communicating through their roots, these are all incredible elements that demonstrate the intelligence of plants.
But it is not only scientists who are interested in the plant kingdom. Artists too are amazed at their prowess. So much so that they are inspired by the intelligence of nature to create new, revolutionary, and breathtaking objects or tools. Plant Fever is an exhibition that bears witness to the power of plants… that human is trying to mimic. […]

Experiments

Recreates marine currents

Marine currents are natural phenomena essential to the survival of marine ecosystems. They are the result of the phenomenon of convection.
A phenomenon that you can easily recreate at home with this easy to do experiment. […]