SCIENCE MAGIC

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Learn up to 130 quick-fire magic tricks, then learn the science that lies behind them. The tricks are self-working; you need no skills, no fancy finger-work, no hidden mirrors, threads, trap-doors or stooges, cos the real magician is nature!

Do the shows go down well? There's a page of quotes that says yes! ...

From teachers

"Outstanding. Well presented. Clear instructions. Ideas easily transferable to immediate classroom use."

"The man is a genius! Richard Robinson is just a brilliant presenter. This session was off the scale good!"

...and from students

"Thank you for arranging your fabulous science magic show. It was BRILLIANT!!! I've never seen one like it before."

All the talks are linked into the National Curriculum for Key Stages 2 and 3 (7-15 years old). Topics cover physics, chemistry and biology, including optical illusions and the psychology of science. Richard performs at Festivals, parties and schools Each age gets something different out of it; they marvel at the magic, they learn how to do the tricks, they discover the science that makes the magic seem to happen, they learn a little more about the World. Even grown-ups will pick up a thing or two!

There are four books of SCIENCE MAGIC - find out more on the Book page

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» KITCHEN KONJURING

Chemical chaos in the kitchen.Ordinary ingredients give an extraordinary display.

» THE BIG G

Use Gravity do defy gravity! Dozens of tricks to dazzle, entertain and educate you.

» SENSE AND SENSIBILITY

Optical and other illusions help to explain light and sound, how we see, hear and feel, and how we can get it all wrong!

» ATOMIC CIRCUS

What are atoms and molecules? The world needs to know, and Richard is the one to tell them!

» WHY THE TOAST ALWAYS LANDS BUTTER-SIDE DOWN

The book catalogues Murphy's Laws, all the reasons why things go wrong, The show explains them.

» PRACTICAL JOKES

The World's best collection of practical jokes and gags.

» PUB TRICKS

Specially for adults and students An evening entertainment in the bar

» MORE MAGIC MODULES

A whole range of topics and tricks

» LOADS OF POTENTIAL

Using different kinds of energy to build an incredible machine before your eyes.

» THINK OR THWIM

A show about creative thinking. Thinking outside the box. Thinking round corners. Thinking the unthinkable. Enjoying that thinking feeling.

» WHY THE ONE YOU FANCY NEVER FANCIES YOU

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. Richardís talk looks at the science of love.

» NUMBER TWOS

A number of really big things to do with really little numbers.

See also: Pictures and quotes