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Milk color explosion

Suggested Age: 3

Simple (3)

Watch milk explode in color using just a little bit of food coloring and some dish washing soap. Here's another fun video of this experiment in ...

Really big bubble maker

Suggested Age: 5

Mildly Challenging (4)

Create giant bubbles using household materials. It takes a little bit or work to make your own bubble solution, but you could probably just buy...

Anamorphic

Suggested Age: 14

Simple (3)

This is tricky, but it's a lot of fun. Basically you draw an object so that it looks like it's 3d, but really it's just very stretched on the paper...

Pile of paper airplanes

Suggested Age: 8

Very Simple (1)

Not exactly the most novel idea, but it's a fun one. Plus you can find a ton of ideas for different designs with a simple google search: https:/...

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Suggested Age: 12

Mildly Challenging (4)

A simple way to demonstrate the chemical reaction that occurs when you add vinegar to baking soda.

Hovercraft

Suggested Age: 10

Mildly Challenging (4)

Using just a cd or dvd and a balloon you can create a hovercraft! The website provides great instructions and more information about the science in...

Invisible soda

Suggested Age: 5

Simple (2)

Did you know that you can make a bottle of coke turn clear by adding milk? Try it and check out the description of the chemical reaction on the web...

String telephone

Suggested Age: 3

Simple (2)

You may have done this when you were a kid. Create a simple telephone from plastic cups and some string. Great for exploring how sound travels.

Dyed flowers

Suggested Age: 4

Mildly Challenging (4)

Create colorful flowers using food coloring! This simple and visually stunning science experiment explores the transfer of water through a plant...

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...