Experiments

Weird, wonderful and wacky experiments that will dazzle your friends and family
Build a solar oven

Build a solar oven

Cook a tasty treat using sunlight!
Make your own drinks cooler

Make your own drinks cooler

Can you really make a paper fridge?
Star Wars Science: Experiment 1

Star Wars Science: Experiment 1

Be Han Solo with a homemade blaster sound effect
Make a plant obstacle course!

Make a plant obstacle course!

Can a potato get through a maze?
Make a spud gun

Make a spud gun

Ready...aim...fire that potato!
Build your own bug palace!

Build your own bug palace!

Can you make a creepy-crawly hotel and attract some guests?
Make your own yoghurt

Make your own yoghurt

Another tasty science treat
Gloopy oobleck

Gloopy oobleck

Is it a liquid or a solid?
Take a deep breath

Take a deep breath

How much air can your lungs hold?
Make an air rocket

Make an air rocket

3...2...1...blast off!
Somewhere over the rainbow...

Somewhere over the rainbow...

Learn about density and make a rainbow in a glass
Make your own fire extinguisher

Make your own fire extinguisher

Use chemistry to put out a fire.
Spinning eggs

Spinning eggs

Have a go at this egg-speriment!
Make a teabag fly

Make a teabag fly

You'll never look at teabags in the same way again
Make a cloud in a bottle

Make a cloud in a bottle

Control the clouds!
How do animals stay warm in winter?

How do animals stay warm in winter?

It's cold outside. How do animals keep warm?
Halloween Science - Frankenstein!

Halloween Science - Frankenstein!

This Halloween try being Dr Frankenstein and generate your own electricity! (Warning - this experiment does NOT help you to bring anything back to life...)
Are your eyes playing tricks on you?

Are your eyes playing tricks on you?

Try these experiments to find your blind spot and understand the way your eyes work.
Fizzy lemonade

Fizzy lemonade

If life gives you lemons...
Singing Rod

Singing Rod

Can you make aluminium sing?
Down the drain

Down the drain

Does where you are in the world affect water swirling around your plughole?
Power a boat with soap
Sail the soapy seas!

Catherine wheel
Firework fun

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