Grow dozens of dazzling crystals and conduct 15 illuminating experiments with this classic science kit. Experiment with four chemically different crystals each with different properties, including potassium alum crystals that form regular octahedrons, rapidly growing sodium sulfate crystals, long needle-shaped sodium acetate crystals, and plaster which is made from gypsum crystals.
Let your young confectionary scientist have as much fun chewing their experiment as they will have learning the science behind it. Get ready for some sticky gooey fun! This kit makes over a half pound of the most delicious bubble gum.
These colorful percussion tubes range in length from 30 cm to 61 cm (12" to 24") and provide a full octave of consecutive notes. You can compose a simple tune by yourself, play together with your family, or drum with all of your friends. Experiment with the science of sound.
For some students, the science fair is coming up pretty soon, and it's high time they started thinking about some cool experiments.
For other students, the science fair is a long way off, but even so, it's never too soon to start thinking about some cool experiments.
Whether you need some ideas really soon, or whether you'll need some ideas down the road [...]
We like to think our science experiments will all be rousing successes, and in a way, they always are.
We like to think our hypothesis will always be correct, and in that same way, it always is.
When an experiment goes wrong, or doesn't go the way we thought it ought to, the first thing that sometimes goes through our minds is "It failed!"
You don't need to spend a lot of money on science supplies. Heck, with these, all you need to do is turn on the water faucet!
1. Okay, ice is water, right? How do ice skaters glide across the ice so smoothly and quickly? It’s all about the science. Get out a dinner plate and put a large glass on it, upside [...]
School has started for most students by now, and many parents are wondering how to keep their kids interested in science - and other subjects - after school and on weekends. My suggestion to these concerned and interested parents is to subscribe to the Experiment of the Week!
Once you subscribe, you'll get a super interesting science experiment in your email once [...]
The term “viral” has undergone quite the makeover since the end of the 20th century. A word that used to have a connotation on par with “bacterial” has now become something that is sought after. Going viral entails that something is spreading like proverbial wildfire. There’s viral marketing, viral memes, viral video, and viral photos. There are even viral science experiments.
It's a mad rush in the kitchen before a holiday meal with family and friends. Once the turkey and potatoes are gone, what do you do to entertain your guests? Science magic table tricks of course!
Whether you're sitting down to a nice dinner with your family or if you've just finished an enormous Thanksgiving feast, you can perform some incredible science [...]
By Blog Editor Susan Wells
Our office recently received a copy of the new book, Candy Experiments, by Loralee Leavitt. If you love candy, but don't want it to all go to your waistline, this book is for you.
Candy Experiments covers a wide variety of activities with what else? Candy. Learn about secret ingredients hidden in your favorite candy, then blow it [...]
It's Valentines week - love is in the air and there is candy flowing everywhere. What are you going to do with all of the candy your child brings home on Thursday afternoon? Don't eat it...experiment with it.
Here are a few experiments shown in the video -
The Ups and Downs of a Relationship - Candy Heart Soda Dance
Fill a clear glass [...]
By Genny Upton from In Lieu of Preschool
Bubbles! Who doesn’t love bubbles!?! We certainly love them at our house, but with the weather getting colder by the day, blowing bubbles outside is NOT at the top of my to-do list! An easy solution we’ve found to beat the cold is to blow bubbles indoors! It’s not very messy because we blow [...]
By Loralee Leavitt, CandyExperiments.com
Kids love Halloween candy. But too much candy can lead to stomach aches, cavities, and health problems. What do you do if your kids collect more candy than you want them to eat? Experiment with it.
At candyexperiments.com, we’ve created several experiments with candy that teach real science. Here are some of our favorites.
Sour taste is caused by [...]