Easy Science Experiments

Color

Slime Art

We all know that playing with slime is one of the best things in the world.  But, what do you do when you’re done.  You […]

American Flag Optical Illusion

At first, your eyes are working just fine and the image your brain produces for you is correct even though you may wonder a little […]

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 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 […]

LED Throwies

Graffiti Research Lab first introduced us to the awesome throwie idea, and we loved it. Ever since, we’ve been playing around with the idea of […]

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.

Disappearing Color Wheel

When Sick Science! first got its start, we introduced an experiment called the Color Mixing Wheel‎. This spinning science toy was a great way to […]

Homemade Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscopes are an incredible tool for witnessing the effects of refracting light, but putting your own kaleidoscope together can be a pain. We’ve simplified the […]

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 […]

Perfect Fake Blood - 5 Easy Recipes

A few gallons of fake blood are just the ticket for your Halloween haunted house, for some innocent pranks, or for emergency preparedness training. The problem is […]

Flame Test - Colorful Elements

Blue, orange, and yellow flames are pretty common. What about green or purple flames? When you’re used to the everyday colors of flames, colorful changes […]

Color Mixing Gobstoppers (Candy Science)

Hard candies are known for their bright colors, delicious tastes, as well as having a ton of sugar. While munching on a handful of candy […]

Candy Science - Floating Letters

M&Ms have the slogan of melting in your mouth, but not in your hands. You wanna know something cool? The special melting property is totally […]

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, […]

Is Black Really Black? - Color Chromatography

What color is black? Some people answer with a simple “black,” while others respond with something like “black is the absence of all color.” If […]

Bubbling Blob - Lava Lamp

Learn how to make a wave bottle using oil, water, and a secret ingredient that makes the whole thing fizz, bubble, and erupt.

Sharpie Pen Color Science

We did some research and found out there’s a fun, easy, and quick way to create tie dye patterns in an instant using markers. It’s […]

Revealing UV with Color - Changing Beads

Knowing you’ll spend some time in the sun, you carefully spread a sunscreen lotion labeled “SPF 50” on exposed skin. The next day, you look […]

Color Changing Milk

This unforgettable hands-on learning experience is fun and easy—no wonder it’s one of Steve Spangler’s most popular experiments! Learn how to turn this activity into […]

Goldenrod Paper Message

The term goldenrod is typically used to describe a color of paper – golden yellow. However, our goldenrod paper contains a special dye that turns […]

Colorful Convection Currents

Cool, crisp, clean mountain air has long been an important reason why people move to Colorado, USA. Unfortunately, the air in the city of Denver […]

Color Changing Carnation Flowers

With this experiment, you can discover for yourself how essential the functions of stems are to plant growth. As the colored water is absorbed, you will be able […]

Incredible Egg Geode

We love to do “eggs-periments.” We’ve made naked eggs, put eggs in a bottle, folded eggs, and we’ve even shown you how to decide if an […]

Oozing Pumpkin

Here’s a new take on our kid-friendly “Elephant’s Toothpaste” demonstration that fits right in with your Halloween party plans. With a few simple materials right from […]