Easy Science Experiments

Kitchen 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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, […]

Cornstarch Quicksand

Anyone who has ever watched a classic Western knows about the dangers of quicksand. You know, that gooey stuff that grabs a hold of its […]

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 […]

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 […]

Air Pressure Can Crusher

You could use your foot, your hands, or even your head (not advised) to crush a soda can. But nothing compares to the fun you’ll […]

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 […]

Homemade Ice Cream

The Roman emperor, Nero, is credited as the first person to have a type of ice cream made for his meals. Snow was used to […]

Dancing Spaghetti

Who taught these noodles to dance? Go on – gather up some pasta noodles, turn up the music, and get ready for an old-fashioned pasta […]

Sink or Swim (Surface Tension)

There are times in science where changing one variable can be the difference between fire and smoke, conducting and insulating, and in this case, sinking […]

Smoking Bubbles - Dry Ice Science

We know that dry ice is incredibly fun to use in experiments – it’s because of the awesome fog you get when you combine the […]

Blubber Glove

The animals of the Arctic and Antarctic circles spend their lives surviving subfreezing air temperatures and frigid water. Their secret is blubber, a thick layer […]

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 […]

Berry pH Paper

You no longer need to search for specialty litmus paper. Steve and his team have come up with a formula that will allow you to […]

Amazing 9 Layer Density Tower

With this science magic trick, you’ll put a new spin on our famous Seven-Layer Density Column demonstration. First, you’ll discover how to stack seven or […]

Dancing Raisins - The Bubble Lifter

Who taught these raisins to dance, anyway? Go on – gather up some raisins, turn up the music, and get ready for a raisin romp. […]