Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Squawker Cup

April 6, 2011 by  
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Making science fun for your young scientist is always a bonus!  This is a quick and easy-to-make project that will make their eyes go wide. All you need is a plastic cup, a button of any size, and some waxed dental floss. Step one is to pull off about three feet of floss and cut […]

The Bathtub Bomb

September 23, 2010 by  
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Here’s a fun little experiment to try on a dreary day! All you need is a plastic zip-lock bag, some vinegar, and a little baking soda. You may remember that these two everyday chemicals produce carbon dioxide gas when mixed. Take a square of bathroom tissue and put a teaspoon or two of baking soda […]

Mobius strip

August 8, 2010 by  
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You can, right now, make one of the most puzzling things in the world. Take a sheet of printer paper and cut a one inch strip from the long side.  Get ready to tape the ends together to make a loop but wait a moment. Before you tape them, turn one end over (180 degrees) […]

Surprising Sound

July 11, 2010 by  
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Find a four-foot piece of string or thick thread.  The only other thing you’ll need is a metal wire coat hanger.  A plastic coat hanger won’t work, it must be metal. Tie the middle of the string to the hook of the coat hanger.  That’s it for your preparation! Now it’s time to try it. […]

Soda Bottle Air Blaster

June 10, 2010 by  
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You can make you own air blaster with a plastic soda bottle, plastic wrap, and some duct tape. (If you can find a large round water bottle, that’s even better!) Step1.  Carefully cut the bottom off of a large soda bottle where the bottle straightens out to meet the sides.  Throw away the bottom and […]

Anti-Gravity Paper Clip

June 6, 2010 by  
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A fun thing to try… as simple as 1…2…3! You’ll need: A piece of cardboard for a base A paper clip A strong magnet (not a refrigerator magnet) Some tape and a foot of thread. 1)  Tie the thread to the paper clip. 2)  Tape the other end to the cardboard base. 3)  Hold the […]

Ping Pong Surprise

June 4, 2010 by  
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For this stunt, you’ll need a ping pong ball and a plastic water or soda bottle. Carefully cut the plastic bottle in two about one third of the way down from the top.  We want the top half and won’t need the bottom half or the cap. That’s it, we’re done!  The rest is all […]