**Experiment** Library

All Experiments

Bubble Inside a Bubble

There’s something amazing about a bubble. True, it’s just a little puff of air trapped inside a thin film of soap and water but its […]

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 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 […]

Dry Ice Smoke Ring Launcher

Inspired by Steve Spangler’s original trash can smoke ring launcher, this mini version uses easy to find materials to make your vortex vapor ring launcher. […]

Magnetic Slime

There’s a good chance you’ve (1) already worked with magnets and (2) made slime many times. It’s a good bet you haven’t done it at the same time, […]

Floating Bowling Balls

We all know that certain things float in water while other things sink, but why? Do all heavy things sink? Why does a penny sink […]

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, […]

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. […]

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 […]

Homemade Projector

If you’ve watched videos on a smartphone, then you know it can be tough to really enjoy the show on such a small screen.  For […]

Five Divers

We’ve found an awesome new science activity that uses Cartesian divers. This project features five individual Cartesian divers, and they’re all in the same bottle. […]

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.

Inseparable Books

Notebooks are a necessity in every science setting. Graphs, observations, procedures… all of science falls by the wayside without a way of recording the information. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Density Divers

Hook is an amazing game that combines cool science with coordination and skill. You’ll make a special diver, float it in a soda bottle tank […]

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 […]

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 […]