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Last summer we held our very own garden science camp. It was brilliant fun and we all learned a lot! It was a great way to spend time together away from screens and just generally work as a team to solve problems.

If your children love science, I’d definitely recommend trying a DIY science camp this summer, we’ll be doing it again, although maybe on a slightly smaller scale.

I’ve pulled together a list of 15 science experiments we really enjoyed, but if any don’t take your fancy have a look at our other science projects for more ideas.

Science Camp Week 1Day 1 – Giant Bubbles

This is a great activity for kids of all ages as older children can experiment to find the perfect bubble mix of water, dish soap ( washing up liquid ), glycerine and cornflour for making extra large bubbles.

Day 2 – Heart Rate Investigation

Investigate the effect of exercise on heart rate in this fun science experiment. Children can also make their own super simple stethoscope, to listen to a friend’s heart.

Day 3 – Colour Changing Flowers

This simple summer science experiment works in just a few hours and is a great way to demonstrate the transport of water in plants.

Day 4 – Fizzy Science

Everyone loves a fizzy baking soda experiment. I just love playing with baking soda and vinegar as it’s such a visual experience for children and can be themed in lots of different ways. These witchy potions are great for Halloween, but perhaps for a summer camp fairy potions might work .better?

Day 5 – Giant Viscosity Race

This large scale viscosity race is great fun. Children test the viscosity of different liquids by racing them down a giant ramp. As an extension activity children can even make their own cardboard ramp, but remember it’ll need to be waterproof!

Science Camp Week 2Day 6 – Make your own slushy drinks

There are two ways to do this one, for younger children you can freeze fruit juice into ice cubes trays and let them leave the cubes in different places to see where they melt the fastest. Once the ice starts to melt children can then use a spoon to make it into a slushy drink.

For older children use the salt and ice trick to make the slushy drinks.

Day 7 – Make a Red Cabbage Indicator

Did you know you can make a pH indictor using red cabbage? Once kids have made the indicator they can test difference ( safe ) substances to see how they change colour. Baby wipes are a fun thing to test as well, try a water based and non water based wipe.

Day 8 – Surface Tension Experiments

Try a magic milk experiment, race lolly sticks and lots more surface tension activities.

Day 9 – Make a Mini Water Cycle

Learn about the water cycle with this easy mini water cycle model. Children could even make a mini plastic bag water cycle to take home.

Day 10 – Skittles Experiment

Make a rainbow on a plate with this colourful skittles experiment.

Science Camp – Week 3Day 11 – Candy Chromatography

Sticking with the candy theme, this candy chromatography experiment is great fun and super easy. All you need is some filter paper, paper clips, a container, water and colourful candies.

Day 12  – Make a Magnet Maze

Magnet mazes are great fun and a cool way to learn about magnetism. These can also be easily themed. Children could use their favourite characters from a book or TV show.

Day 13 – Rockets

You can’t have science camp without rockets! Film canister rockets are nice and easy but great fun to watch and a water powered bottle rocket would be a fantastic way to end science camp with a bang!

Day 14 – Zip Lines

Homemade zip lines keep kids busy for hours. Children could make a zip line for a favourite teddy or theme it. We once made a zip line for Jack to escape the giant, but this would also work for helping Rapunzel escape from her tower.

Day 15 – Candy House

Create a candy house for Hansel and Gretal or a new house for the three little pigs. My children just loved this activity. We started the day shopping for sweets that we thought would be good for the task and searching for sticky substances to stick everything together.

More Science Camp Ideas

Oobleck on a giant scale is always fantastic fun, especially if you can walk on it!

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Today we have lots of ideas for preschool science experiments. Science isn’t just complex experiments for older children. Science is all around us and can be explored by even very young children. Even just simply encouraging children to touch objects with different textures or observe the world around them is introducing simple scientific concepts that will hopefully inspire a love of science as they grow.

I’ve put together a collection of our favourite preschool science experiments including STEM and STEAM experiments. We guarantee if you give them a go, you’ll have the BEST time exploring with your child.

Let us know what you think or if you have any other fun preschool science ideas for us to try.

Easy Preschool Science ExperimentsFilter Paper Butterflies

Filter paper butterflies are a lovely creative science activity. Learn a little about chromatography when making the butterflies wings and maybe read a book about butterflies and caterpillars once the butterflies are finished. These also make a lovely classroom decoration.

How many feet tall are you?

Work with children to discover how many feet tall they are. If they measure several people, there might be a pattern to spot too!

Numeracy ay Home/School Box

Explore numbers with a Numeracy at Home box. This simple idea is great for when children have a bit of spare time or finish a task early!

Jumping Frogs – Static Electricity Activity

Learn about static electricity with our jumping frogs

Another fun way to learn about static electricity is to rub a balloon on hair to make it stand up on end or have a competition to see how many balloons you can stick to wall at once!

Waterproof Investigations for Preschoolers

Investigate how and why some materials are more  waterproof then others with this fun activity using soft toys.

Magnet Maze

We love magnet mazes! These can be made for any theme and you could even add numbers and letters.

Gruffalo Shadow Puppets

Make a Gruffalo shadow puppet after reading the book. We made a mouse puppet, but anything from the book, or more than one puppet would be amazing too.

Make a Filter

Ask children to design and make their own filter. We find LEGO or DUPLO makes the perfect mixture to filter.

Colour Mixing

There are lots of fun ways to learn about primary and secondary colours and how they mix. We loved our colour mixing squishy bags and colour mixing with food colouring and water. You could even make a colour mixing water wall

Sort Materials

Set up a Little Mermaid themed sorting tray to sort items by colour, size or material.

Fairy Tale Science Experiments for Preschoolers

Make a raft for the Billy Goats a house for the Three Little Pigs, witchy potions and lots more great fairy tale preschool science experiments.

Messy Preschool Science Experiments

Our messy science station is sure to be a big hit with kids of all ages. Experiment with oil, water, food colouring and baking soda for wonderfully messy science play!

Can you think of any more science for preschoolers we would like to try? Do let us know if we’ve missed anything you love.

Follow our Preschool Science Experiments Pinterest board for even more preschool science ideas.

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My 6 year old has been learning about Traditional Tales recently, so I’ve put together a collection of fairy tale science experiments that would sit brilliantly alongside this topic.

Fairy Tale Science ExperimentsThree Billy Goats Gruff Activities

Make a raft for the Billy Goats  Gruff so they don’t need to cross the bridge. We used lolly sticks to make a basic raft shape and added corks to the bottom of one, then tested to see if the rafts could support the weight of PlayMobil goats without sinking.

Can you build bridges using different materials and see which is the strongest too?

Jack and the Beanstalk Activities

Build a zip wire to help Jack down the beanstalk, what happens if you change the gradient?

After investigating how changing the gradient of the zip wire changes the speed Jack travels down it, experiment with different types of harness and different types of string for the zip wire.

A thicker, rougher string should mean Jack travels more slowly down the wire as there’s more friction than when using a smooth wire.

Can you grow a bean in a jar? How tall will it grow without needing some kind of support?

Can you plant your bean?

What happens if you grow a bean in the dark?

Make your own recycled beanstalk

Can you make a beanstalk with cardboard tubes or other recycled materials? Measure how tall it is once, you’re finished!

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Activities

For little ones you could ask the children to order bowls, beds and chairs in order of size, one for each bear.

For older children you could monitor the rate heat is lost from three different sized bowls of porridge using a food thermometer, Inspiration Laboratories has a great post on this.

We love this wooden spoon craft from Red Ted Art as well.

Cinderella Activities

Try some weighing and measuring with pumpkins.

Play an ordering game with shoes. Order by size of shoe, then size of heel. You could even sort by the type of material the shoes are made from.

Hansel and Gretel Activities

Can you build a house made from sweets? Which type of sweet gives the most stable shape?

Or, how about making a gingerbread house? You could test different types of icing to see which sticks the best.

Peter Pan Activities

Can you fly tinkerbell down a zip wire?

Learn about changes of state with these lovely melted bead fairy wands from The Artful Parent.

The Little Mermaid Activities

Do you remember Ariel’s treasure cave? Can you practice sorting toys depending on the material they’re made from?

Make some fun under the sea play dough like The imagination Tree.

The Princess and the Frog

Learn about frog spawn and tadpoles with Rainy Day Mum.

The Three Little Pigs Experiments

Test a stick, straw and brick roof to see which is the most windproof, we used the squeezy bottle to act like wind and placed tissue paper inside the house so we could see if the ‘wind’ reached it.

Red Ted Art has this brilliant three little pigs craft activity. Can you try to make the house from different materials to see which is the most stable?

Build house for the three little pigs using sweets and straws, which sweets work the best?

How about a version of this waterproof experiment where you blow with a straw instead of spraying with water?

Snow White and the Seven Dwarves

Explore symmetry with mirrors in this fun activity. Can you draw a symmetrical dwarf?

Little Red Riding Hood

Inspire some imaginative play with this gorgeous story box from The Imagination Tree.

The Gingerbread Man

Build a bridge to help The Gingerbread Man across the river. Or if you’d rather build him a raft we’ve got a free Gingerbread Man activity download from Science Sparks the book with lots of fun extension ideas too!

More Fairy Tale Science Experiment Ideas

A pulley for Rapunzel

Leaving messages like Hansel and Gretel

Melting Gingerbread men

How strong is a gingerbread man

Princess potions

Witchy potions

Jack’s Parachute

How to build a strong bean stalk

Icy castles

Do you have any more ideas for fairy tale activities?

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Here at Science Sparks we love a bit of science magic and this leak proof bag is one of the best. My daughter used this for a school talent show when she was just 5 and the rest of the class loved it!

How to make a leak proof bagMaterials

Sharp pencils

Plastic sealable bag

Water

We made our bag Halloween themed by adding bugs and bouncy eyeballs, but you don’t need to do that.

Instructions

Half fill the bag with water and seal it carefully.

You need to be brave for the next part. Make sure your pencil is sharp and push through the bag, you don’t need to be especially fast, slowly and carefully works well.

Once you’re done, show your audience your leak proof bag.

Why does the leak proof bag work?

This trick works because the plastic bag forms a temporary seal against the edge of the pencil. If you were to take the pencils out the bag would leak.

Extension Tasks

Does a blunt pencil work as well?

How many pencils can you push through the bag?

Does the thickness of the pencil make a difference?

More Cool Science Tricks

Make an egg float, a lemon sink, defy gravity and more with our fun selection of cool science tricks.

Did you know you can step through an index card without breaking it?

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Have you ever had a static shock from a shopping trolley or an escalator? The shock is because of static electricity which can cause materials to attract or repel each other.

How does static electricity work?

Static electricity is what makes your hair stand on end when you rub a balloon on it. Static electricity occurs when an atom gains or loses an electron.

What is an atom?

All materials are made of atoms.

Atoms contain tiny particles called protons, neutrons and electrons (subatomic particles ). Protons and neutrons are found in the nucleus of an atom. Electrons orbit the nucleus, but occasionally break away.

Balloons and some other objects like a fluffy jumper can steal electrons from other surfaces. The extra electrons give the balloon a negative charge, which attracts other objects, like the tissue paper we use in this activity.

A fun way to demonstrate static electricity is by making jumping frogs.

Static Electricity Experiment – Jumping Frogs
Equipment

Balloon

Paper, cut into shapes. We used sugar paper, but tissue paper would also work brilliantly.

Woolly jumper or hair

Method

Cut up your different types of paper into frog shapes ( or anything else you want to make jump )

Blow up your balloon, and rub it on your jumper or hair. Hold above the frogs, and watch them jump up.

How does this static electricity experiment work?

Rubbing the balloon on your jumper or hair, charges it with static electricity, this attracts the frogs making them jump up to the balloon. They will stick until the charge wears off.

More static electricity experiments

Does it still work if you use normal paper and cardboard?

Can you time how long the frogs stay stuck for?

If you rub the balloon on your hair for longer do the frogs stick for longer?

Do smaller frogs stick for longer than bigger ones?

Try other shapes and themes, like our jumping leaves for Autumn.

Science Kiddo uses static electricity to separate salt and pepper.

Inspiration Laboratories also has a very cool ghost static electricity activity.

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Here at Science Sparks HQ we love a bit of magic, whether it be a memory trick, slight of hand or even science magic. These 10 easy science tricks for kids are great fun and mostly super simple. The density one is a little tricky and possibly messy, but well worth the effort for the incredible end result.

Magic Science TricksSkewer through a balloon

First up is the skewer through a balloon trick. Take care with this one, the skewer will be sharp and it might be worth having a few spare balloons around until you get the hang of it.

Leakproof Bag Experiment

Impress your friends with an easy leakproof bag. All you need for this one is a sealable sandwich bag and some super sharp pencils.

How to make a coin disappear

Did you know you can make a coin disappear using just a glass and water?

Remove the shell from an egg without touching it!

Try removing the shell from an egg without touching it and then  bounce it. If the egg bounces easily try it on different surfaces to compare the difference.

If after all that you still have an intact egg membrane, try making it shrink and then grow again while learning about osmosis at the same time.

How to Defy Gravity

Did you know you can defy gravity using a magnet and a paper clip? This clever trick is sure to wow an audience!

Egg in a Bottle Experiment

Watch an egg drop magically into a jar in this fun activity using air pressure ( not magic at all ).

How to make an unbreakable egg

With the shell on this time, find out how to make an unbreakable egg.

Colour Changing Flowers

Bored of plain white petals? Place them in water and food colouring to change the colour!

 Coin Pop Experiment

How about making a coin pop from a bottle, remember to stand back as these pop with a bang!

Water that won’t mix

Do you know why the coloured water isn’t mixing with the non coloured water? It’s a little density trick. Add lots of salt to the lower layer ( making it more dense ) so the less dense water on top doesn’t mix with the denser coloured lower layer.

Floating Eggs and Sinking Lemons

Try to make an egg float or a lemon sink? It might be trickier than you think.

Transforming Milk and Cream

Finally, how about turning milk into glue? Or cream into butter?

Do you have any more science tricks for us?

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If you read Science Sparks frequently you’ll know how much we love LEGO. The play, learning and creative opportunities are endless, so today we’re sharing 40 of our favourite ideas for learning with LEGO from some wonderful bloggers. Look out for the brilliant LEGO Challenges too!

Ideas for Learning with LEGO

Model the seasons with these easy LEGO trees. We’ve got icicles for winter, red and yellow leaves for autumn and spring flowers and hedgehogs for spring.

LEGO Art Ideas

Learn about patterns and shapes with some LEGO printing.

Customise your LEGO minifigures with this great printable from Suzy Homeschooler.

Get creative with this LEGO car painting idea from Toddler Approved.

These LEGO decorated wooden trains are fantastic from Play Trains.

These drawing ideas inspired by LEGO are just wonderful from Handmade Kids Art.

Literacy themed LEGO ideas

We love these LEGO themed spelling games from home literacy blueprint.

Learn about the letter L with LEGO like Frogs, Snails and Puppy Dogs Tails.

Make words with LEGO like Playdough to Plato.

Practice spelling with LEGO letters like This Reading Mama.

Number themed LEGO ideas

Have fun learning to count and measure using DUPLO in this great post from The Imagination Tree

Make a Numeracy at Home box and add some LEGO bricks for counting, comparing size etc.

Learn about bar charts using some sweets and DUPLO. You could make a smaller version of this with LEGO too.

Can you make a LEGO or DUPLO metre ruler?

Discover how many LEGO bricks tall you are in this simple activity.

If you want to get the kids moving around a bit, this count and move game from JDaniel4’s Mom looks like lots of fun.

We love this super simple way to learn with LEGO and a marker from Suzy Homeschooler.

Or how about these fun Math challenges from Buggy and Buddy?

Science themed LEGO ideas

Sort your LEGO with this fun and super simple LEGO Filter.

Can you rescue Hans Solo from the frozen baking soda ice like Fun-A-Day?

Have fun with parachutes and LEGO men.

These LEGO egg racers are super cute from Planet Smarty Pants

How fast can you get a LEGO balloon powered car to travel?

Make a LEGO/DUPLO bridge, can you test how strong it is?

Find out how fast different types of paper absorb water to reveal a hidden LEGO man.

Investigate how waterproof different materials are by using them as a roof and spraying with water.

Make a rubber band powered car like Frugal Fun for Boys.

For little ones how about some colour and shape sorting like Adventure in a Box.

LEGO Challenges

Design your own LEGO maze. Try to make a magnetic version or a 3D maze for an extra challenge!

Can you use LEGO to model the growth of a plant?

Discover whether a LEGO man float on oil or water?

Practice engineering skills with this LEGO sensory box from Little Bins for Little Hands.

Use LEGO/DUPLO to make a ramp and explore how different gradients affect the speed of cars.

How fast can you rescue a LEGO figure or bricks from ice in a LEGO ice excavation.

Can you build a stable LEGO bridge?

This sinking and floating activity is great for little ones. As an extra challenge investigate how much weight you can add to a lego or paper boat before it sinks.

Or how about a LEGO catapult like this cool one from Frugal Fun for Boys

Make your own LEGO Games

Make a LEGO rugby pitch.

Work on your memory skills with this fun Guess Who game

This portable LEGO kit from Mama.Papa.Bubba is a fantastic idea for travelling with little ones.

 

LEGO Party Ideas

Having a party? These LEGO crayon party favours would liven up an party bag.

Have some messy fun with this brilliant LEGO slime from Lemon Lime Adventures.

This LEGO camping lantern from Lalymom is just fantastic.

 

DUPLO Ideas

We’ve also got some fun DUPLO ideas for younger children, including printing with DUPLO, slimy DUPLO sensory play and DUPLO games.

Do you have any more LEGO themed ideas for us?

 

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These super simple investigations are great for demonstrating the surface tension of water.

What is surface tension?

Surface tension is a force which causes a layer of liquid to behave like an elastic sheet or skin.

It is the high surface tension of water which allows insects to walk over it. These pond skaters have long hairy legs which allow them to spread their weight over a wide area. They press very gently on the surface of the water so as not to break through it.

In a container of water, molecules below the surface are pulled together ( or attracted to each other ) equally in all directions, but those on top are pulled together more tightly, as they don’t have water molecules above them, this draws them together to form a ‘skin’. It is this skin ( surface tension ) that stops items on the surface sinking.

Surface Tension Holes ExperimentYou’ll need

A big bowl of water

Some ground pepper (black so you can see it) or any other ground product with colour

Washing up liquid ( dish soap )

Method

Once the water settles, sprinkle the ground pepper over the top.

Surface Tension Experiment - YouTube

In the middle of the bowl drip some washing up liquid and watch what happens.

You should see a hole appear in the centre as the pepper moves outwards. This is your surface tension hole!

Why does this happen?

The surface tension hole is caused by the washing up liquid reducing the surface tension of the water. This allows the particles of water at the surface to spread out, starting from where the washing up liquid was added.

More Surface Tension Experiments

Frugal Fun for Boys has a great surface tension investigation using a coin and different liquids!

You can use washing up liquid’s power of disrupting the surface tension of water to race lolly sticks.

In a magic milk experiment the washing up liquid disrupts the surface tension of the milk which makes food colouring spread out just like the pepper and water.

Another surface tension experiment is where you make a shape on the surface of water with cocktail sticks and drop some washing up liquid in the centre to force the sticks apart.

Try filling a bowl half full with water and carefully place a paperclip on the top so it floats. Mix a little washing up liquid in a cup with water and gently pour into the bowl, the paperclip will sink as the water can no longer support the weight of the paper clip after the washing up liquid disrupts the surface tension of the water.

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Charles Darwin is known as the father of evolution. He sailed around South America for more than 3 years, before heading to the Galapagos Islands, where the data collected in just five weeks formed a fundamental part of Darwin’s theory of evolution and natural selection.

If you’re looking for a great book to use when teaching children about Charles Darwin or for a curious child, What Mr Darwin Saw is fantastic!

Charles Darwin Facts

Name: Charles Darwin

Born:1809

Died: 1882

Early Life of Charles Darwin

As a boy Charles Darwin love to collect things and spent a lot of time hunting rats. His grandfather, Erasmus Darwin was a doctor, naturalist and poet who was already writing about evolution in the 1790s!!!

University

Charles went to Edinburgh University to train in medicine, but he didn’t enjoy it, so his father suggested he study to become a clergyman. When studying at Cambridge he met a naturalist called Professor Henslow who encouraged his love of science.

It was through Professor Henslow that Charles Darwin found himself on the HMS Beagle as a gentleman companion.C

What is Charles Darwin famous for?

His 5 year around the world trip on HMS Beagle where he visited the Galapagos Islands and used the data and information he collected to develop his theory of evolution by natural selection.

Name of ship he travelled on: The HMS Beagle

Books published: The Origin of Species in 1859

Charles Darwin
The Origin of Species

The Origin of Species is Charles Darwin’s classic book which is one of the most important texts in history. The Origin of Species revolutionised the course of science and caused a huge amount of controversy when first published.

I always found The Origin of Species difficult to read, but my children just love this beautifully illustration version of Charles Darwin’s famous book.

What is Natural Selection?

The theory behind Natural Selection is that characteristics more suited to an environment are more like to survive and pass those characteristics onto the next generation.

So if you compare yourself to someone else in the room you will notice that you may be taller or shorter than them.

If you became in competition for something…lets say food and it happens to be up on a tall shelf, the tallest person is more likely to get it. Now, we are quite a kind natured species and would often share but in nature it is every living thing for himself. The living creature that was smaller and could not reach the food is more likely to starve and not breed, leaving the very full taller creature to survive and pass on his or her tall genes!

Darwin found evidence of this on the Galapagos Islands.

Darwin’s Finches

Darwin found that finches (which are a species of bird) varied in different ways depending on which island they lived on. One of those differences was beak size.

It’s now thought that these birds were not actually finches but perhaps a blackbird of mockingbird.

Finch

Some finches had fat short beaks and some thinner sized beaks.

Charles Darwin found that the seeds available on the islands where the finches lived differed in size and that finch beaks had adapted to the size of seed available. He concluded that the finches beaks had evolved over time as favourable characteristics were passed down through generations of birds.

Finches with the fat shaped beaks would have struggled to survive on an island where the main food was small seeds but the thin beaked finches would have survived well and lived to pass on their genes.

On an island where mostly only larger seeds were available the opposite would have happened as a larger beak would have been a huge advantage.

Natural Selection Activity

You can find out for yourself why the size and shape of bird beaks is so important.

You will need

Three different sized seeds/beans or pasta – pumpkins seeds, sunflower seeds and flax seed are good choices. Small toy insects are also fun to try.

Two different sized pairs of tweezers or scoopers

Straws and pegs – optional

Stopwatch

Six pots

Instructions

1. Count 10 of each seed or pasta pieces into three of the pots

2. Decide which pair of tweezers you will use first.

3. Time yourself moving the seeds from the pots they are in to an empty pot. Repeat this with the same tweezers for each seed type.

4. Repeat again with the larger tweezers

5. Record your results

If you do this with a friend you can start racing each other and see who can move the seeds the fastest!

Conclusions

Which tweezers with which seed was the fastest?

Which tweezers were most suited to which seed type?

How could you ensure that your results were accurate?

Images from Flickr 

Darwin – thanks to Lawrence OP 

Finch – thanks to CFBSr’s

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Easter is just around the corner, so I’ve put together a collection of egg experiments perfect for this time of year. Eggs are great for experiments as they are inexpensive, easily available and very versatile. We try not to waste food at Science Sparks, but for most of these ideas you can still eat the actual egg. Do be careful if you have a child with allergies though.

Egg Experiments

How about a Humpty Dumpty themed egg drop experiment? We used ziploc bags filled with different materials, but another way to do this one is to make parachute or create a container for the egg.

Unbreakable Egg

Find out how to make an unbreakable egg, This is super simple and all you need is an egg and some cling film. We’re sure you’ll be surprised at how strong an egg actually is!

Egg Experiments with Vinegar

How to make an egg shell disappear! This is like magic! Watch the shell disappear before your eyes. Just be careful not to break the membrane like we did.

Once you’ve dissolved the shell with vinegar you can make an egg bounce! We recommend doing this one in a container in case the egg breaks!

How to shrink an egg

Make an egg shrink and then expand, but first you’ll have to remove the shell to expose the delicate membrane.

 

How strong is an egg shell?

How Strong is an egg shell? Can you balance books on a egg shell? and how many? What else could you balance on top of the eggs?

 

Egg in a Bottle

Find out how to force an egg into a small bottle or jar. Watch as the egg drops into the jar like magic. This clever activity is all to do with air pressure!

 

Meringue Experiments

Find out what happens when you whisk egg white and why. This one is a bit messy, but lots of fun and very yummy!

 

Once you’ve perfected your meringue skills have a go at making a Baked Alaska. This clever dessert allows you to put ice cream in the oven without it melting.

Image taken from Snackable Science

 

Make an Egg Float

Do you know how to make an egg float and we don’t mean let it go bad!

Eggs as Teeth

Did you know eggs are great for learning about teeth as the shell is made from a similar material. Try soaking it in vinegar, coffee or tea to discover what happens.

Egg Vehicles

Create a vehicle to protect an egg in a collision. You could use LEGO, K’Nex or any other materials you like.

Can you think of any more Egg Experiments for us?

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