Easy Science Experiments

States of Matter

Erupting Volcano

Volcanoes have shaped history and science since the dawn of time. From the ultra-destructive Mount Vesuvius to the more recent Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland (good […]

Dry Ice Floating Bubbles

Exploration into the fascinating world of dry ice is never boring, and the same goes when you add in some bubbles! Bubbles will float on […]

Cornstarch Monsters - Vibrating Cornstarch on a Speaker

Mixing cornstarch and water creates an ooey, gooey substance that behavior both like a solid and a liquid at the same time. Scientists call this […]

Ice Cube Rope

Most normal people won’t put effort into trying to catch a solid chunk of ice with a rope. Luckily, we aren’t most people!  Steve and […]

Balloon Expansion

Here’s a great way to actually see how air fills more space and then less space as its temperature changes back and forth between warmer and cooler. You can easily […]

Candle Seesaw

This scientific amusement is easily overlooked when you’re thumbing through the pages of an old science book. How exciting can a few candles attached to […]

Flying Tea Rocket

The Flying Tea Rocket is an adaptation of a classic science demonstration called the “Ditto-Paper Rocket.”*  Each two-page Ditto master had a sheet of tissue paper […]

Glacier GAK

If you’re old enough to remember Silly Putty, you may remember what it felt like to roll it up into a ball in your hand. […]

Fireproof Balloon

Common sense tells you that it’s impossible to boil water in a paper bag, but this classic parlor trick was a favorite of Victorian magicians. […]

Instant Freeze Water - Bottle Slam

You put a plastic bottle of soda pop or water in the freezer for a few minutes to get it ice cold. It’s still a […]

Bouncing Smoke Bubbles (Boo Bubbles)

There’s something magical about a bubble. It’s just a little puff of air trapped in a thin film of soap and water, but its precise […]

Anti-Gravity Water

Water in rivers, in a glass, or falling from clouds obeys gravity. It’s going to fall towards the ground because of the physical pull of […]