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How Geeky Were You As A Child?

Were there glow in the dark stars on your bedroom ceiling? Did you go pond dipping? And fossil hunting?

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  1. 1. How many of these did you have? (Homemade versions count!)

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    A chemistry set.
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    Model DNA.
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    Crystal growing kit.
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    Soap bubble kit.
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    Glow in the dark stars.
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    Glow in the dark planets.
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    Glow in the dark duvet cover.
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    Night sky projection kit.
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    Inflatable globe.
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    Wooden railway set.
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    Spirograph.
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    Binoculars.
    Educational Insights / toysrus.com
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    Telescope.
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    Microscope.
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    Net for pond dipping.
    Flickr: spencer77 / Creative Commons
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    Pooter for collecting insects.
    Flickr: paulspace / Creative Commons
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    Homemade water rocket.
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    Electronic circuit kit.
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    A terrarium.
    Flickr: cmichel67 / Creative Commons
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    Cress growing kit.
    Flickr: tschiae / Creative Commons
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    My first science video.
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    The Magic School Bus books.
    Scholastic
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    The Magic School Bus video games.
    Scholastic / Via thestrong.org
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    A wooden dinosaur skeleton.
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    Gyroscope.
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    Light up flashing gyroscope.
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    A graphical calculator.
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    Ferrofluid in a jar.
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    Walkie talkies.
    Tellyaddict / en.wikipedia.org
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    Spy pen.
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    Forensics kit.
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    Make your own intruder alarm kit.
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    Prism.
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    Invisible ink pen.
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    Lie detector.
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    Remote control helicopter.
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    Worm farm.
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    Homemade volcano with baking soda.
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    Cornflour for making non-Newtonian fluid.
    Daniel Christensen / en.wikipedia.org
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    Fool's gold.
    Didier Descouens / en.wikipedia.org
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    Chunk of quartz.
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    Fossils you found on the beach.
    Kelly Oakes / BuzzFeed
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    Net for investigating rock pools.
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    Potato clock.
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    Geode.
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    Newton's cradle.
    Dominique Toussaint / en.wikipedia.org
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    Galilean thermometer.
    Fenners / en.wikipedia.org
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    Solar system model.
    Fun Learning / ebay.co.uk
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    Weather station.
    Science Museum / amazon.co.uk
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    Guardians of the Greenwood computer game.
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    Logical Journey of the Zoombinis computer game.
    Brøderbund Software / broderbund.com
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    Circuit board notebook.
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    Crystal clear smart putty.
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    Fuzzy felt in SPACE.
    Kelly Oakes / BuzzFeed
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    Fuzzy felt Dinosaurs.
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    Magnifying glass.
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    RSPB membership.
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    Pocket guide to birds.
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    Pocket guide to fossils.
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    Pocket guide to insects.
    Collins / amazon.co.uk
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    Pocket guide to butterflies.
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    Bug magnifying jars.
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    Light up globe.
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    Atlas.
    National Geographic / amazon.co.uk
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    Rubik's cube.
    Booyabazooka / en.wikipedia.org
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    Sea monkeys.
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    Robot.
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    Make your own buzz wire kit.
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    How Science Works book.
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