Discover how pirates used clever science tricks to survive. Use the science of gravity to balance a parrot, make a waterproof treasure map, use an air cannon in a pirate battle, and discover why pirates wore eye-patches to defeat their foes.
In days of old, pirates lived daring lives, terrorising ships at sea. To survive in their buccaneering way of life, they used some clever science tricks. Learn about gravity as you balance an exotic parrot on your finger, discover the best angle to fire a cannon and hit your target, and keep your treasure map safe from the watery sea with your very own waterproof oilcloth. Explore vision science to discover why pirates wore eye-patches to defeat their foes.