Looking for fun activities to do as a family?

I'm doing science demos every weekday at noon PT (live on Insta, then uploading the demos to YouTube).

I'm only doing demos that require materials that you (hopefully) already have at home.

I'll post links in this thread. 🚀
The Science of Slime

You need:
1/3 cup Elmer's glue
1/8 cup water
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup shaving cream
3/4 tablespoon eye contact solution (that contains boric acid and sodium borate)
The Science of Non-Newtonian Fluids - Oobleck

You need:
2 parts cornstarch
1 part water
The Science of Acid Base Reactions

You need:
Baking Soda (1 cup is great, but you can do this demo with any amount)
Lemon Juice (2-3 tablespoons will do the trick)
Food coloring + water (optional, just makes it pretty)
Cake Pan (or similar)
The Science behind the Candle in a Jar Experiment

You need:
A pan
Tea Candles (or any candle will work) + lighter
A jar/glass/vase that fits over the candle
Food coloring + Water
The Science Behind Milk Fireworks!

You need:
Plate
Milk (Whole Milk is best, but any type will do, even almond milk!)
Food coloring (watery is best, but if you only have gel-based, just add water to it)
Q-Tip
Dish Soap
The Science Behind the Can Crushing Demo

What you need for this one:
Soda Can (La Croix cans also work!)
1/3 cup of water
Stovetop
Tongs
Bowl of water with ice in it
Adult supervision!
New science demo:
How Soap Works!

What you need:
Cup
Water
Coin
Soap
Plate
Pepper
Orange
Lollipop
The Science Behind the Self-Inflating Balloon

What you need:
Balloon
Vinegar
Baking Soda
Bottle
Cup
Candle
The Science Behind Invisible Ink!

What you need:
Lemon juice (or lemonade, or milk, or sugar water)
Q-tip
Paper
Candle
Adult Supervision!
Why does Alka-Seltzer fizz when you add it to water?
Does adding salt to a cup of ice make that cup colder or warmer?
What makes a stickperson float?

New science demo:
How to make a vortex ring in a bottle!

You need:
scissors
plastic bottle
balloon
match
How to make an LED card for Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day - "thanks for being Quarantined with me" Day, etc

What you need
Watch Battery
LED
Copper tape
scotch tape
paper, scissors, markers

Did you know you can extract star poison from cereal?

You just need a strong magnet! 🧲
Happy Friday

Please enjoy my terror/excitement of bouncing a raw egg 🥚🐇

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