. April 2, 2019 – Articels
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CHICKEN SOUNDS FROM A CUP!

You will need

* A plastic drinking cup
* Yarn or cotton string (nylon string will not work well)
* 1 paper clip
* Paper towel
* A nail
* Scissors
* Water

What to do

Cut a piece of …

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CLEAN PENNIES WITH VINEGAR

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You will need

* A few old (not shiny) pennies
* 1/4 cup white vinegar
* 1 teaspoon salt
* Non-metal bowl
* Paper towels

What to do

Pour the vinegar into the bowl and add the …

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MAKE PLASTIC MILK

You will need

  • One cup of milk
  • 4 teaspoons of white vinegar
  • A bowl
  • A strainer
  • Adult help

What to do

  1. Ask your friendly adult to heat up the milk until it is hot, but not boiling
  2. Now ask the
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MAKE A BALLOON ROCKET

You will need

  • 1 balloon (round ones will work, but the longer “airship” balloons work best)
  • 1 long piece of kite string (about 10-15 feet long)
  • 1 plastic straw
  • tape

What to do

  1. Tie one end of the string to
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Build A Hovercraft You Can Ride!

Build A Hovercraft You Can Ride!

Video Player01:1001:25 Hovercrafts are lots of fun, and a great way to demonstrate the power of moving air. Here are the instructions to build a hovercraft of your own that you can ride on. Construction …

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Add Color To Flowers Using Science

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Many florists sell colored carnations, but I think it is more fun to make your own! And you can learn a little something about plants in the process. Best of all, you can make the flowers just about any color …

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Halloween Science Experiments & Ideas!

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GLOWING DRINKABLE BEVERAGES
Did you know that tonic water will glow under a blacklight? We didn’t either. The quinine in the tonic water glows a very cool looking blue color that we …

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Make A Static Powered Dancing Ghost

Today we were playing around with some balloons (which we often do when things get slow) and we had an idea to add a Halloween twist to a familiar static experiment. It is really quite a lot of fun and …

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Create Bubbles & Heat With Simple Chemistry

Create Bubbles & Heat With Simple Chemistry

Sarah Toney homeschools four active boys ages 2, 4, 6, and 8 in Tennessee. She recently tried out a simple experiment to help her boys observe a cool chemical reaction.

For Sarah’s experiment

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Experiment While Making A Bouncy Ball

Experiment While Making A Bouncy Ball

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Amy Huntley is a former science teacher and Mom that runs a great blog where she shares activities that she has done with her family. This exploration of polymers and bouncing balls  caught our …