This site is no longer being updated. The Vega Science Trust closed in March 2012, and this site has been left here for reference purposes.

A set of short instructional science and engineering  videos by BBC Rough Scientist Jonathan Hare to be used for viewing in schools, workshops and in home-study  with accompanying information.  This project was supported by the Leverhulme Trust.  Jonathan is available to help with any questions, go on-line to participate in workshops or to give school or college talks.  Please email J.P.Hare `at` (replacing `at` with `@`) for further information.

Bucky Balls - Carbon 60C60 and NanotubesElectrical Generator DemonstrationGiant Fullerenes
Graphene Part 1Graphene Part 2Infrared PhotographyLight Beam
Mobile PhonePaper WindmillsParabolic Light CollectorsPiezoelectricity
Potato BatterySeawater BatteryShake-a-GenSimple Generator
Solar CellsSolderingThe Fresnel LensThe Geiger Counter
The TransistorThree WindmillsWave Power


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Link to the Science Museum`s Energy Resource
A nice set of animated films on forms of energy for use in teaching

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