What makes an experiment 'cool'?
It's simple really. A cool experiment must have a strong educational basis, be appealing to a wide variety of ages, and be doable within a large range of budgets and abilities.
Most of all it must make kids say.... "COOL!" before asking to do the experiment again!
Make a Lava Lamp
Use chemistry to make a lava lamp. We have 5 different versions, including some that glow in the dark!
Make a Compass
Embrace your child's inner Einstein and explore magnetic forces by making a simple compass.
An explosive fun time capturing the power of the baking soda and vinegar reaction, with a fun engineering challenge.
A simple and beautiful experiment that has massive cool factor with kids
The mesmerizing, and simple to make, non-Newtonian Fluid! We have lots of Oobleck recipes and activities for all seasons.
Vibrant and colourful this experiment is perfect in it's simplicity and hands on learning opportunities.
We love the science of growing crystals. One of the coolest projects is growing egg geodes. We also share the science behind growing really big crystals!
A super cool experiment you can do at home that also provides a sensory experience.
Build a Circuit
Start with a glow salt circuit and build up to lemon batteries, circuit bugs and more cool circuit projects.
Explore creating bioplastics at home with items from the kitchen with these cool plastic DIY projects. So cool!
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