Salt Crystal Leaves – The Ultimate Fall At-Home Science Experiment!

Salt Crystal Leaves – The Ultimate Fall At-Home Science Experiment!

Salt Crystal Leaves is an outstanding fall-themed science experiment for young kids. Imitate the frost on the colorful leaves by dipping real leaves or pipe cleaners shaped like leaves into salty water. The crystals can take a few days to form – so plan ahead! You also may be interested in: Kiwi Co Reviews Cornstarch and water science experiment Egg in a bottle Supplies Needed…

Cornstarch and Water: Is It A Solid, Liquid, Or Alien?

Cornstarch and Water: Is It A Solid, Liquid, Or Alien?

Have you wondered what exactly is the green gooey Oobleck that fell from the sky in Dr. Suess’ book Bartholomew and the Oobleck? Mix cornstarch and water and you have something representing the effect of quicksand or Oobleck. This gooey stuff changes shape from solid to liquid in a weird way.   This a quick experiment using household items with a dramatic result.  It’s perfect for…

Fizzy Ghosts

Fizzy Ghosts

Fizzy Ghosts is an easy Halloween science experiment made with household items. With kindergarten and grade-schoolers at home, there are possibly some googly eyes in the cupboard too. The ice takes about an hour to set, so some patience is also required. You also may be interested in: Kiwi Co Reviews  Zombie Dancing Raisins  Glowing Water Supplies Needed For The…

Egg In A Bottle Experiment – Or How To Get An (Unbroken) Egg Into An Unbroken Bottle

Egg In A Bottle Experiment – Or How To Get An (Unbroken) Egg Into An Unbroken Bottle

Egg in a bottle is one of those magical experiments that will astound middle-schoolers. Add some drama showing that the mouth of the bottle is smaller than the egg. Is it magic or science? If you get the egg into the bottle without touching it, can you get it out again? You also may be interested in: Kiwi Co…

Is The Eureka Crate Our Favorite Teen STEM Box?

Is The Eureka Crate Our Favorite Teen STEM Box?

Our Eureka Crate Review- Soap Dispenser – KiwiCo’s Teen Science Kit This post may contain referral/affiliate links. If you buy something, Fractus Learning may earn a commission at no cost to you. Teenagers are difficult to please.  As the father of three of them- trust me – I know what I’m talking about. Don’t get…

How To Make a Homopolar Motor – The Magical Moving Copper Wire Experiment

How To Make a Homopolar Motor – The Magical Moving Copper Wire Experiment

The Magical Moving Copper Wire Experiment is a homopolar motor science project that will fascinate your 12-year old. The project requires some patience – the motors take some time to create. Boys will also like racing their homopolar motor batteries on tinfoil which takes a few seconds to set up. You also may be interested…

Pumpkin Volcano

Pumpkin Volcano

If a child is old enough to scoop out the seeds of the pumpkin, they will enjoy preparing the pumpkin volcano. Some cooks don’t use measuring spoons; they add a scoop of this and a pinch of that. Adding the ingredients for the pumpkin volcano science experiment is the same. It doesn’t matter if the toddler…

Fireproof Balloon

Fireproof Balloon

A fireproof balloon is a great magic trick that will amaze the audience who knows balloons are fragile and would pop if heated.    A simple activity with a dramatic result that may inspire young kids to wanting to know more about STEM related subjects.   You also may be interested in: Kiwi Co Reviews Elephant Toothpaste Science…

Hot Ice For Summer

Hot Ice For Summer

Creating Hot Ice: A Great STEM Experiment For Summer You can buy ice in the supermarket but hot ice you’ll have to make yourself. Making hot ice is an easy fun experiment three to eight-year-old kids can try with ingredients you have at home. It takes about 1-2 hours to conduct the experiment.   Your children will be amazed as the…

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