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Waterpopper

Suggested Age: 10

Very Simple (1)

Shoot the cap of a water bottle 20 feet in the air and watch the after effect from the water vapor inside the bottle.

Floating rice bottles 3

Suggested Age: 7

Simple (2)

Pick up a water bottle filled with rice using a pencil. It's a simple science experiment with surprising results that demonstrate friction and dens...

Ivorysoap

Suggested Age: 9

Simple (3)

Watch the crazy expansion that soap goes through when put in the microwave. Actually a very easy experiment with minimal mess. All you need is a...

Potato battery

Suggested Age: 10

Mildly Challenging (5)

You can power a lightbulb with with just a few household items and a potato. The chemical reaction between the juices in the potato, zinc nails, an...

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Suggested Age: 1

Very Simple (1)

This super-fun activity is super-easy to do. Just put your child on the ground or let them crawl or walk around and see what they do. Just make sur...

Oobleck

Suggested Age: 8

Mildly Challenging (5)

Oobleck is a very simple material (made of cornstarch and water) that displays very interesting properties. It is a liquid at rest but if you inter...

Spongeblocks?1386370442

Suggested Age: 2

Simple (2)

Building blocks made of sponges (cheap to make, create different shapes and colors, easy to stack and 'cling' to each other, won't hurt when they f...

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Suggested Age: 12

Very Simple (1)

This experiment requires adult supervision. The fumes that are produced are not healthy, so be careful. Heating up a grape that has been cut in ...

Bendwater

Suggested Age: 9

Very Simple (1)

You can make water bend using just a comb and your hair. A very fun experiment that's very easy to do. Here's a video of the experiment in actio...

Waterbowl

Suggested Age: 12

Mildly Challenging (5)

The laws of physics make it possible to create a self-filling water bowl. As your pet drinks from the bowl it automatically fills up. Not too ha...