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Halloween Science Recipes

Everyone knows Halloween is my favorite time of year. It's time to blow things up, create bubbling potions and cultivate the "ooze and ahhhh" response. My Halloween parties consist of plenty of green and glowing slime, bubbling dry ice experiments…
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Hands-on Halloween Science

I'm not sure if Halloween was better for me as a kid or right now as an adult... okay, it's better now! It's no secret that I make the most out of every Halloween - from the oozing slime at school to the ghoulish fun at home, Halloween is the…
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Halloween Science Kit - Brew up a potion for learning and fun

I'm not sure if Halloween was better for me as a kid or right now as an adult... but it's no secret that I make the most out of every Halloween. As a holiday, Halloween has changed so much over the years. I never remember my parents being invited…
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The Self-Carving, Exploding Pumpkin

Just call it the Halloween After-Glow. No, it's not the warm feeling you get in your heart when you think of all of those darling little Trick-or-Treaters or think of the fun kids had opening their candy. The "After-Glow" refers to the light…
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Really cool demos - with dry ice

Assuming you have your dry ice by now, let's get into our first demonstration. Remember, wear your safety glasses and gloves. Do not ever put dry ice in your mouth. It will burn!! Using a pair of kitchen tongs, grab a chunk of dry ice (listen…
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Halloween a great time for those dry ice demos

Halloween is right around the corner and it's a perfect time to do some really cool demonstrations. Watch the video of Steve doing cool dry ice demonstrations. First you need to get your dry ice. Your grocery store may have it, but if they…
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Exploding Pumpkins

Television viewers in Denver woke up to the sounds of exploding pumpkins. It was actually a new version of my self-carving pumpkin trick for Halloween. Editor's Note: This experiment was presented in this forum for educational purposes…