BANG! The Science of Movie FX

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BANG! The Science of Movie FX

Ever wondered how they create those awesome explosions in action movies? Well that’s what this show is all about!

Age Suitability

KS1 to Adult


As many as can safely fit into the venue


1 Hour

STEM Topics

Determined by key stage

Forces, Pressure, Combustion, Energy, Applications of science

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Ever wondered how they make those big explosions in action movies? Well, wonder no more.

In BANG! we explain how it’s all done.  Through the show we look at smoke effects, blast effects and, of course, fire effects.  With some awesome demonstrations including the unique ‘Exploding Shed of Science’, the water melon jerk rig and a car full of teddy bears we explain the science behind the movies!

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