Make a homemade Lava Lamp experiment

An original Mathmos lava lamp, model "Astro", as it was sold during the 1990s

Lava lamps were immensely popular in the 1970’s. For some reason, your parents thought it was very fun to sit there and watch colorful liquid in a bottle swirl aimlessly around. They probably even chanted “Oh wow, the colors, the colors.

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Steel Wool Generating Heat experiment

Burning steel wool

Chemical reactions occur every day all around us. A chemical reaction is a process where one type of substance is chemically converted to another substance. That fizzling toilet bowl cleaner is a chemical reaction. The fire in your fireplace is another type of chemical reaction. The smoke that comes out of Dad’s ears when you…

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Recycling Newspaper experiment

Newspaper press

Everyone knows recycling is good for our environment, but do you know how the recycling process is actually done? In this experiment, we’ll recycle a newspaper into nice, neat little sheets of fresh paper.

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Elephant Toothpaste experiment

Elephant Toothpaste experiment

So, you don’t want to be a kid and instead want to be an elephant because you’ve been told elephants never have to brush their teeth? Well, we have news for you – there’s a lot more differences between kids and elephants than just their teeth.

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