Science/Social Studies Fair Ideas
Exploding bags with baking soda and vinegar-science lesson. They take off like rockets!
Alka Seltzer Blob Bottles!! - Such a great craft to do with kids! Need: 1 Liter (or any size) bottle, regular water, cooking oil, food coloring, and Alka Seltzer. Pour 3 quarters of a cup of water into the bottle, then fill the bottle the rest of the way up with your cooking oil. Next you want to wait for a little bit or until the water has settled at the bottom of the bottle and the oil at the top of it. Then pick your favorite color and pour about 8 drops of the food coloring into the b...
A clear plastic bottle, (we used 1 liter, but you could use any clear drink bottle.) Water Oil Food coloring Alkaseltzer Tablets
Crystal Egg Geodes... and other "mad scientist" ideas for kids.
Oil and Water Fireworks -- Science Experiment
TEABAG ROCKET: Amaze your kids! How it works: “Everyone knows that hot air rises and this experiment demonstrates that idea as well as the principles of convection currents. As the tea bag burns, hot air is being created, as well as a thermal, or convection current, under the bag. When the tea bag burns down into a small enough ball of ashes, the convection current causes it shoot up in the air.” [Quoted directly from Steve Spangler Science.]
Im so doing this with the kids ! Rock Candy. 1 cup water, 2-3 cups sugar, tall narrow glass jar, clothes peg and a skewer, food colouring (optional). Heat water and dissolve sugar until no more will dissolve, roll skewer in extra sugar, let cool then put in water. 2-3 days and you will have rock candy.