Easy Science Experiments

Food Science

Diving Ketchup - Clever Cartesian Diver

Did you know that you can cause a packet of ketchup to rise and fall on command in a bottle of water? People might even […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sugar Crystal Ornaments

Sugar is delicious, sweet and… perfect for creating colorful, beautiful ornaments? This holiday season, grab a bag of granulated sugar and mix yourself a supersaturated […]

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 […]

Brown Sugar Homemade Ice Cream

Food always tastes better when it’s homemade, and the same is true for ice cream. We went out and got some brown sugar from Imperial […]

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 - Stacking Liquids in a Straw

Explore the science of density as you learn how liquids of different densities stack on top each other. A simple combination of some sugar and […]

Electric Cornstarch

You can do some pretty amazing things with non-Newtonian fluids, and the same can be said of static electricity. When you combine the two, you […]

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 […]

Sinking Soda Surprise

I remember as a kid diving to the bottom of the swimming pool to retrieve unopened cans of soda pop. Our parents tossed the unopened […]

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 […]

Gaviscon Worms - The Science of Antacids

Acid reflux disease is battled by a change in diet, or by using antacids, such as Gavison. In this demonstration, a 250 mL flask is […]

Edible Slime

Slime is a staple of Halloween, chemistry, and science, in general. What could be better than stretching a glob of goo between your hands or […]

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 […]

Homemade Geyser Tube

Steve Spangler has been performing and explaining the Mentos Soda Geyser for years. So many geysers have erupted, in fact, that a device was designed to […]

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 […]

Soda Can Shake-Up

In some circles, it’s considered bad manners to shake a can of soda just before giving it to a thirsty friend. The unexpected w-h-o-o-s-h of soda […]

Red Cabbage Chemistry

Ahh, the sweet smell of science! This next activity is super smelly, but really cool activity. Plug your nose and get ready to make your […]

Straw Through Potato

Sometimes you have to stop and ask yourself, “Who comes up with this stuff?” No one ever uses a straw to eat a potato, but […]