Easy Science Experiments

Air

Flying Toilet Paper - How to Make a Toilet Paper Launcher

It’s amazing what you can do with differences in air pressure. A tasty drink flows through a straw from a glass up to your mouth. A […]

Match Levitation

Whether watching that movie about wizards or catching up on our magic tricks, we love it when things mysteriously rise into the air. We are […]

Film Canister Launcher

What happens when you have a build-up of gas? Wait! Don’t answer that question! The gas used here is carbon dioxide (CO2), it comes from Alka-Seltzer, […]

Giant Diaper Genie Balloons

Who knew that an amazing invention designed to rescue babies (and parents) from the horrors of dirty diaper piles can also teach you a physics […]

Separating Egg Whites and Egg Yolks

When a recipe calls for egg whites, you might want to freak out. If you’re running short on time, you don’t have the patience and […]

Bubble Inside a Bubble

There’s something amazing about a bubble. True, it’s just a little puff of air trapped inside a thin film of soap and water but its […]

Dry Ice Smoke Ring Launcher

Inspired by Steve Spangler’s original trash can smoke ring launcher, this mini version uses easy to find materials to make your vortex vapor ring launcher. […]

Five Divers

We’ve found an awesome new science activity that uses Cartesian divers. This project features five individual Cartesian divers, and they’re all in the same bottle. […]

Density Divers

Hook is an amazing game that combines cool science with coordination and skill. You’ll make a special diver, float it in a soda bottle tank […]

Homemade Hand Boiler

What would you say if we told you that you could make water boil with nothing more than your touch? Impossible, right? There is no […]

Burping Bottle

Did you know that the majority of burps are simply caused by swallowed air? It’s true! Burping is a natural human phenomenon, but it’s also […]

Dry Ice Balloon

Blowing up balloons can be quite the task. You’ll spend a ton of time huffing and puffing while blowing your breath into the rubbery orb. […]

Ping Pong Pressure

We have all experienced wind and, like it or hate it, it affects us. Moving air can jostle your hair about, fly a kit, or, […]

Floating Ping Pong Ball

You’ve seen Steve Spangler use blow dryers or industrial-sized blowers to levitate ping pong balls, beach balls, and send toilet paper flying through the air. […]

Liquid Layers - Salt Water Density Straw

Density can be a difficult scientific property to grasp. With that in mind, we found a way to make the science of density a colorful, […]

Denver's Brown Cloud

Cool, crisp, clean mountain air has long been an important reason why people move to Colorado. Unfortunately, the air in the city of Denver isn't […]

Squeeze Rocket Launcher

It’s easy to turn a juice bottle into a rocket launcher. How? Grab a few straws, some modeling clay, and an empty juice bottle to […]

Soap Soufflé

Ivory soap . . . it’s the soap that floats. But why? discover the secret behind this floating sensation by cooking the whole bar of […]

Bouncing Bubble

With the Bouncing Bubble, that little puff of air trapped in a thin soap film will bounce. What?!?! It’s true! These bubbles are formulated to […]

Windbags - Explore Bernoulli's Principle

The challenge: How many breaths of air will it take you to fill a plastic bag that’s 8’ (2 m) long and 10” (25 cm) […]

Dry Ice Crystal Ball Bubble

Create a soap film on the rim of a bucket and, with one other simple ingredient, you will have made the world’s coolest crystal ball. […]

Cloud in a Bottle

Warm, moist air rises in the atmosphere, cools, and beautiful, puffy clouds can be the result. Tiny water droplets become clouds of many different kinds […]

Growing and Shrinking Marshmallows

A vacuum packer is an amazing device that vacuum packs food to seal in the freshness. At least that’s what those late night infomercials tell […]

Floating Water

Is it really possible to fill a glass with water and turn it upside down without spilling? this clever science trick is a popular after-dinner […]