Easy Science Experiments

Chemistry

Homemade Root Beer

Like most sodas, root beer is a combination of really good water, sugar, some flavorings, a little color, and a bit of carbonation using carbon dioxide […]

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, […]

Secret Message with Lemon Juice

Lemon juice can spark up a salad, add zing to some grilled fish, and keep your avocados and bananas from turning brown. Strangely, however, it […]

Magic Traveling Flame

You may think it’s impossible or that we have completely lost it, but we are going to show you a simple trick that will surprise […]

Dry Ice Bubbling Acid

If a science activity bubbles furiously, belches clouds of water vapor while changing colors, and does it safely all at the same time, then you’ve […]

Spooky Halloween Drink

The next time you have a craving for a sparkling, homemade, carbonated beverage, make your own simply by drawing upon what you already know about dry […]

Vanishing Peanuts

They seem to magically “disappear.” In fact, the Styrofoam reacts with the solvent to reveal the fact that Styrofoam is made up of long strands […]

Homemade Hand Warmer

If you’ve been outdoors when it’s really cold, there’s a good chance you’ve either used these yourself or wished you had. You can experience a […]

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 […]

Stained Glass Sugar

Sugar has many uses but maybe you didn’t know it can be used to make “glass” – even stained glass. You combine the science of […]

Sugar Cube Magic

You tease a friend with a secret: you have some Imperial Sugar cubes or Dixie Crystals sugar cubes, you think they’re magical, and you need your friend’s help to […]

Sugar Rainbow

Understanding density has never been easier or more colorful! The Sugar Rainbow is a creative and engaging way to see how liquids of different densities […]

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. […]

Magnetic Slime

There’s a good chance you’ve (1) already worked with magnets and (2) made slime many times. It’s a good bet you haven’t done it at the same time, […]

Vampire Slime

When you mix Vampire Slime Goo and Cross-Linker, it appears to be normal green slime, but hold the oozing blob up to a source of […]

Ice Tray Battery

You probably know that voltaic batteries come in all kinds of shapes and sizes, from tiny button batteries to car batteries to huge industrial heavy-weights. […]

Rainbow Snow

We’ll admit, we take a little bit of offense when someone says, “Snow only comes in white.” Apparently, they’ve never seen the Rainbow Snow activity.

Homemade Rock Candy

Science is often referred to as the most fun subject in school mainly because… it is! It can be a most delicious subject, too. When […]

Growing and Shrinking Egg

We’ve found a method to take our famous Naked Egg experiment to a new level. By dropping your Naked Eggs into Karo corn syrup or […]

Candy Chromatography

Candies come in all shapes and sizes. You might find spheres in all the colors of the rainbow or find tiny discs that are colored […]

Secret Message - FriXion Pen

Give someone special a note that requires heat to decode the message.  You won’t believe what the ink in this pen will do. Your message […]

Wrapper Worm

Sometimes it’s just fun to be a little silly. Let’s be honest, worms are cool to look at in the garden, but probably not at […]

CO2 Fire Extinguisher

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is a gas that humans interact with every day. For instance, you exhale it from your lungs. Drive a vehicle and it’s in the engine […]

Invisible Soda

A glass of cold milk goes great with a lot of things: cereal, cookies, cakes, pies, etc. However, it’s not such a good match-up with […]