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How to teach kids about air pressure

How to Teach Kids About Air Pressure

August 15, 2019

Although we rarely think about it, air surrounds us at all times and exerts a force on every inch of our bodies. This force, known as air pressure, is one of the most important topics in science, as it explains…

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Plastic Milk Experiment

How to Make Plastic Milk

June 27, 2019

Did you know that your kids can use household ingredients to make a bouncy ball? Or that you can turn milk and vinegar into a fun experiment that incorporates both art and science? It all starts with knowing how to…

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The Walking Water Experiment For Kids

May 24, 2019

What is the walking water experiment? An activity involving two cups, some water and some scientific magic, of course! It’s the perfect, low-cost do-it-yourself experiment for you to try with your kids. If you’ve been looking for a way to…

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Complete Guide to Making Slime

February 7, 2019

Kids love slime, and you can help them make it while sneaking in a science lesson. You can even skip the pricey slime kits from the store. Making slime for kids does not have to be expensive when you use…

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How to Make Fuzzy Slime

January 16, 2019

The slime craze is popular among kids everywhere, and the grosser their slime is, the better. We’re turning slime on its head with these directions on how to make fuzzy slime. Your kids will love mixing up the slime color…

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Awaken your child's curiosity

Teaching Children About How Clouds Form

September 10, 2018

At some point in our lives, we’ve all sprawled on our backs and gazed in wonder at fluffy, drifting clouds. Technically, clouds are a massive collection of tiny ice crystals or water droplets — so tiny, they float way up…

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Cornstarch

What Is Oobleck?

August 16, 2018

Oobleck is a non-Newtonian fluid. If you have no idea what that means, then you are certainly not alone. Most people wouldn’t know a Newtonian fluid if they drank it for lunch every day in the cafeteria. Let’s put this in…

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Red cabbage

Teaching Children About Acids and Bases

July 31, 2018

Have you ever tried to teach kids about the fundamentals of acids and bases, only to be met with groans and other bored reactions? We understand that that’s no fun. Maybe you’re excited about the concept and want to make…

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Create Your Own Lava Lamp

July 6, 2018

Lava lamps are the epitome of 1970s cool. You may have had one in your own room growing up as a kind of throwback to the era of disco and bell bottoms. But did you ever think about the science…

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Milk surface tension

Learning About Surface Tension: Color Changing Milk

June 8, 2018

What is surface tension? It’s the tension in a liquid’s surface film, which takes up the least amount of space possible because of the fluid’s elasticity. The cohesion of liquid molecules keeps the surface of liquid placid and still. The particles in…

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