Explore with Dr Julie one of the properties of water called adhesion.
Air Pressure Experiment - Cup on Card Demo
Learn about air pressure with this simple cup on card demo that you can try at home.
Discover new ways to explore the elasticity of bubble film with Dr Julie
On your marks... Get set... Go! A race track like no other that shows how bubbles are tensile and elastic. Can you make a longer track or one with more bubbles? What happens? To make your own you need: hooks, string and a piece of wood. Don't have those? No problem - a bunch of items can be recycled into a bubble racetrack. I've used rubber bands, cotton, nails, pins and even a cardboard base.
Buoyancy at Home
The science behind buoyancy - and a little demonstration you can do at home.
Columns Experiment - Science of Strong Shapes
Are circle columns stronger than square columns? This simple experiment for kids explores the science and engineering of strong shapes! The paper columns are crushed by heavy books.
Conservation of Energy - Ball Drop
Where does energy come from? Where does it go? Let's explore the conservation of energy with using the simplest items you can find around your home.
Counter Shading in the Ocean
How does counter shading work? And how do animals use this to their advantage?
DIY Red Cabbage pH Test
Make your own red cabbage pH test at home! When chopping up the red cabbage, ensure that you have the supervision of a responsible adult.
DIY Rocket Fuel
Make your own rocket using items from the kitchen. Don't forget eye protection! Try it for yourself. Reactants, things that go into a chemical reaction, change into something new, called products. If we start with more reactants, would we end up with more products?
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