Easy Science Experiments

Table Tricks

Match Levitation

Whether watching that movie about wizards or catching up on our magic tricks, we love it when things mysteriously rise into the air. We are […]

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 […]

Toothpick Star Table Trick

It’s always fun to use simple materials in simple ways and really surprise people with the results. OK, this one is part science and part […]

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 […]

Balancing Hex Nut Challenge

It’s possible that you have such great eye-hand coordination and rock-steady nerves that stacking five hex nuts on the rim of a glass is how […]

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 […]

Coin Tower

When it comes to scientific muses, Sir Isaac Newton is definitely near the top of our list. Our favorite laws to break involve physics, movement, […]

Inertia Ring

The object of this activity is to get the hex nut to drop into the plastic bottle. Simple enough but there will be something in the […]

Centripetal Force Board

When you swing a bucket of water over your head, you probably expect a big, wet rush of water to soak you as the bucket […]

Floating Bottle Trick

The science magician displays a bottle and a short length of rope. They explain that ancient legends foretold of a genie in the bottle. While […]

Homemade Hand Boiler

What would you say if we told you that you could make water boil with nothing more than your touch? Impossible, right? There is no […]

Money Under Bottle

This setup looks a lot like a one-container version of the tablecloth trick and you might be able to present it that way, too. Of course, it’s […]

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 […]

It Pays to Smile

How often do you look at the face of the president pictured on your paper money? What’s the facial expression of the president? Happy? Sad? […]

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 […]

Burping Bottle

Did you know that the majority of burps are simply caused by swallowed air? It’s true! Burping is a natural human phenomenon, but it’s also […]

Balancing Glass Trick

Table tricks are all the rage when it comes to post-dinner “oohs” and “ahhs.” All you need are some knives, bottles, and a drinking glass. […]

Dollar Bill Inertia Challenge

Sometimes a science demonstration based on inertia comes off as a “trick” to some people. Some of these tricks drop eggs into water and others have you whipping […]

Magic Tube - Strong Tissue Paper

Tissues are known for a few things. For example, tissues are soft and nice for blowing your nose. Tissues are not, however, known for their tensile […]

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, […]

Why Does the Water Rise?

Watch closely and use everything you know about air pressure differences to explain the mystery of the rising water. Look for clues that explain why […]

Egg Drop Inertia Challenge

The egg drop is one of my all-time favorite science demonstrations. It’s a combination of strategy, skill, and just a little luck. The goal is […]

Tablecloth Trick

We’ve all seen it done in the movies and figured there were camera tricks or edited film involved (there were probably some of both, too). […]