**Experiment** Library

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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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

Secret Message - FriXion Pen

Give someone special a note that requires heat to decode the message.  You won’t believe what the ink in this pen will do. Your message […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]