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Jan 18

Learning about rheoscopic fluids

| Kids Science Projects

Learn how to make rheoscopic fluid Learning about rheoscopic fluidsWhat is rheoscopic fluid? To learn about what rheoscopic fluid is, we need to learn about the word rheoscopic. Many scientific terms have greek or Latin roots, and those roots describe what we see. Here rheo- is the Greek root to talk about currents, streams, or flow. […]

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Dec 31

DIY 3D Cards: LED Pop Up Hearts

| Grade School

What you’ll learn:How to create 3D cards from a pop up card template, and basic paper circuits.Key takeaways:2D cards can turn into 3D cards with a little cutting and folding. You can make circuits with a few simple ingredients: copper tape, LEDs, and a battery. Jump to supply list DIY pop up cards are always […]

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Dec 21

DIY Conductive Paint Recipe

| Kids Science Projects

Working with circuits can be difficult, espeically when you are creating circuits with kids, and want to find a safe alternative to breaking our the soldering iron. To get around the soldering iron we have to give up on the conductivity at the connections or joints between two pieces of copper tape or between copper […]

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Oct 11

Learning Osmosis: Gummy Bear Experiment

| Grade School

Let’s have fun┬álearning osmosis! When studying Egypt, or preparing for an extra spooky Halloween you might consider making a chicken mummy. To be honest, you don’t even need a related unit to want to make a chicken mummy – they are fun and full of great science. I love all of the questions I get […]

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Apr 22

Natural pH Indicator: Cabbage vs. Beets

| Grade School

Natural pH indicator: Cabbage vs. Beets First things first, how to make a pH indicator with beetroot: It’s easy! Just boil the beets in water for 30-60 minutes. The purple water acts as a pH indicator using beetroot! You can, of course, blend in mashed beets and filter out the beet flesh if you want […]

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