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25 At-Home Science Experiments

Whether you’re all cooped up indoors or playing in the snow, these science experiments are an educational way to have a blast at home. Learn all about combining an acid and base with a fizzing tea party. Combine science and sweets by making crystal rock candy. Let the fun begin with 25 At-Home Science Experiments

Crystallization in Progress 1 of 25
Learn all about crystallization by making your own geodes.
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Elephant Toothpaste 2 of 25
Have fun with yeast to make this foaming elephant toothpaste.
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Dancing Oobleck 3 of 25
Follow the tutorial to create this concoction and watch the power of sound waves make it dance.
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Moving Towards the Light 4 of 25
Will the plant find its way to the light?
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Naked Egg 5 of 25
Learn how to make a fully intact egg with no shell. Then experiment with it to see how far it can fall and still stay intact.
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Why Leaves Change Color 6 of 25
Through this experiment they can learn all about why leaves change colors in autumn.
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All About Density 7 of 25
Layering specific liquids is a great way to teach kids all about density.
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Does it Dissolve? 8 of 25
Have them guess what will dissolve in water and what won't and then experiment to find out.
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Bubble Magic 9 of 25
Watch what happens when you touch this straw to the bubble.
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Walking Water 10 of 25
See how water can move from one glass to the other.
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Magnetic Pipe Cleaners 11 of 25
Introduce the young ones to the idea of magnets through pipe cleaners.
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Tornado in a Jar 12 of 25
See how a tornado forms by creating one in a jar.
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Force and Motion 13 of 25
Race marbles down inclined pool noodles to experiment with force and motion.
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Floating Jellyfish 14 of 25
Make a jellyfish in a bottle and try to guess why jellyfish float and what direction it will go in when the bottle is turned different directions.
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Hot Air Rises 15 of 25
Teach this concept to school age kids by lighting a tea bag on fire and watch what happens.
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Plants Need Water 16 of 25
Predict what will happen when you stick celery stalks in colored water.
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Fun with Water Beads 17 of 25
Use water beads to show how they expand by absorbing water. Experiment with them to see if they bounce, break, change shape and more.
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Walking on Egg Shells 18 of 25
What really happens when you walk on a carton of eggs?
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How Our Lungs Function 19 of 25
Learn all about the function of our lungs through this soda bottle experiment.
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Why We Need Sunscreen 20 of 25
Teach the kids all about the importance of sunscreen with this experiment.
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From Solids to Liquids 21 of 25
Which solids can turn into liquids? Teach them the concept of solids and liquids by doing this experiment to find out the answer.
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Hovercrafts 22 of 25
Experiment with balloons and CDs to see if they can actually hover.
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Make it Rain 23 of 25
Bring the concept of rain to a lower level by creating it in a jar.
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Bottle Rocket 24 of 25
Predict the distance your bottle rocket will go in this fun experiment.
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Learning About Buoyancy 25 of 25
Place a ketchup bottle in a bottle of water and make it float or sink. Can you make a mustard packet do the same?
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