Earth and Environment Video Demonstrations

Tornado in a Bottle

Instrument Scientist, Dr Lindsay Bennett, shows how to make tornado in a bottle.

Filmed and edited by Ben Pickering.

Cloud in a Bottle

Our resident cloud expert Dr Jim McQuaid, pops by to talk us through the Ideal Gas Law and how to make a cloud, using a bicycle pump, bung and pop bottle!

Filmed and edited by Ben Pickering.

Ice Nucleation

Post-doc’ Dr Tom Whale shows how water can be supercooled below 0 degrees but remain a liquid until it receives a kinetic energy kick!

Filmed and edited by Ben Pickering

Aerosols in Clouds: Geoengineering Example

PhD Student Ben Pickering shows us how light scatters through different sized aerosol particles and how in theory this concept this could be used under “geoengineering”.

Filmed and edited by Ben Pickering.

Convection Tank Demo

Instrument Scientist, Dr Lindsay Bennetts, shows how convection currents are created and develop using a water tank.

Filmed and edited by Ben Pickering.

Density Tank

PhD student, Daniel Tek, demonstrates how the ocean currents work with our in-house density tank.

Filmed and edited by Ben Pickering.