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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Making homemade plastic science experiment

Plastic household items

Yep, we’re surrounded by plastic. Sit right there and look around the room and see if you can spot something made of plastic. See, I told you so. The keys on your keyboard are made of plastic. The mouse you’ve got your hand resting on is made of plastic. Even parts of the monitor you’re…

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Magic balloon eggs – egg in vinegar/acetic acid experiment.

Two brown chicken eggs

If you’re the type of person who finds yourself shouting, “I want patience…. and I want it NOW” then this experiment might not be for you. It’ll take 10 days to see the results of our experiment but when all is said and done, we’ll have one of the weirdest eggs you’ve ever seen.

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