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Science Experiments!

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 [...]

5 Cool Science Experiments Using Pretty Much Nothing But Water!

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 [...]

5 Viral Science Experiments You Did Not Know We Have Done Already

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. The [...]

Valentines Day Candy Science Experiments

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 [...]

All New Halloween Sick Science! Experiments Coming in October

October blows in next week. With it comes our favorite science holiday. To celebrate Halloween season, our Sick Science! team has created new experiments and activities sure to add some spooky science to Halloween parties, haunted houses and classrooms. Here's a sneak peek - glowing pumpkins, dancing glow in the dark lights, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ViGGXWyYNg Watch for a new video every Tuesday on our Sick [...]

Science Fair 911 – Demonstrations vs. Experiments

By Blog Editor Susan Wells When I was growing up, my school did not do a science fair. I had never been to a science fair until my oldest was in kindergarten. All I knew was it had something to do with baking soda volcanoes. Fast forward several years, and I now organize the science fair and encourage kids to get involved. Through [...]

Science Experiments and Activities to Celebrate the Holidays

The kids are home from school and are already saying, "We're bored!" Here are some science activities that celebrate the season while the kids are home and looking for entertainment. Borax Christmas Tree Ornaments All you need is a little borax, food coloring, string, a jar and pipe cleaners to make these beautiful snowflakes that won't melt. Grow Your Own Newspaper Tree Use a few [...]

Awesome Halloween Dry Ice Experiments

Halloween is right around the corner and there is nothing better than to mix up some dry ice concoctions for your Halloween party. Grocery stores sell dry ice, especially around this time of the year, so call around or visit the customer service desk in your local grocery store and ask if they carry it. Dry ice is -110 degrees and [...]