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Experiments Archive

Instructions for experiments demonstrating concepts in different branches of science. Most can be done with everyday objects around the home.

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Crime Scene Science: Solve Mysteries by Investigating Drops

An activity to explore the behaviour of liquids and how they can be used as evidence.

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Harmonies in your head: make amazing sounds only you can hear

A simple activity to explore how sound is made. All you need is a friend and a piece of string.

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How does pressure propel sailboats?

An activity about air pressure to explore what makes a good sail. You'll need some foil, styrofoam, paper, straws, a long pipe, tape, scissors, a stopwatch and water.

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How Do Bridge Designs Compare?

An activity to explore the strength of different designs of bridges. You'll need several drinking straws, masking tape, thread, scissors, four paper clips, a paper cup, lots of coins, all the same ...

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Steve Spangler Experiment Library

A collection of simple science experiments covering a wide range of topics.

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Make a model eardrum to detect sound waves

A experiment to try out at home to see how your ears hear. All you need is a plastic bottle or cup, rubber band, balloon, dry ground coffee, scissors and a phone or speakers.

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Bend water with static electricity

A simple experiment about static electricity that you can try out at home.

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Swiveling Science: Applying Physics to Hula-Hooping

An experiment you can do at home about forces and gravity. All you need is a tape measure, calculator, PVC cutter, polypipe, poly insert coupling, hair dryer, wide plastic tape, one cup of sand, ...

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Experiments - Learning Power

Activities/experiments involving electricity for various age ranges.

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