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Science and Technology
10 min make
We can't offer you a ride in a steam engine or F1 car but we can give you one to colour in!
F1 car colouring sheet [PDF 48KB]
Colour in this Formula 1 racing car, which you can find in the Explore gallery at the National Museum of Scotland.
Steam engine colouring sheet [PDF 69KB]
Colour in a picture of the Ellesmere steam engine, from the National Museum of Scotland.