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Exploding Sandwich Bag experiment (because I won't let him try the dry ice experiment)

Exploding Sandwich Bag - What kid doesn't like a fun "explosion"? This twist on the classic vinegar/baking soda reaction is a huge hit

The Cardboard Challenge!  Students work through the engineering design process, incorporate a simple machine into their designs, and write procedural report about their creations!

The Cardboard Challenge! Students work through the engineering design process, incorporate a simple machine into their designs, and write procedural report about their creations!

One small empty plastic soda or water bottle              1/2 cup of vinegar             Small balloon             Baking soda             Funnel or piece of paper

One small empty plastic soda or water bottle cup of vinegar Small balloon Baking soda Funnel or piece of paper

Build a Film Canister Rocket - Science Bob  -- I did this with students from 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade -- they had so much fun and wanted to do it over and over again -- FYI: using a "whole" Alka-Seltzer tablet instead of half of one makes the rockets fly higher! ;)

Build a Film Canister Rocket - Science Bob -- FYI: using a "whole" Alka-Seltzer tablet instead of half of one makes the rockets fly higher!

Make a Balloon Rocket:  As the air rushes out of the balloon, it creates a forward motion called THRUST. Thrust is a pushing force created by energy.

Make a Balloon Rocket - Science Bob Did this with cub scouts years ago. "Science Bob" has lots of other good ideas too.

Make a paper clip float?! Teach kids about surface tension! Simple Science Experiments and Exploration from Science BOB

Today's Friday Experiment is short and sweet! We're going to learn about surface tension by making a paper clip float! What You Need: Dry and clean paper clips Tissue paper Bowl of water Pencil with eraser Click the link for directions!

Windbag Wonders - A Sick Science Experiment | Experiments | Steve Spangler Science

Rocket Experiment and many others. Nice collection of STEM project ideas for home (or school), sortable by age, complexity, or expense.

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