Saturday, May 23, 2020

Believe it or not milk and cream are emulsions.  It is possible for tiny particles of two substances that seem unable to mix to suspend in around each other.  So the link above shows us how to make an emulsion but this experiment shows us how to split up an emulsion. It is both interesting scientifically but also very useful to make a very yummy food - butter.

All you will need is:

  • A bowl

  • A wooden spoon or a w...

Thursday, January 25, 2018

This is a simple but effective design that I used at Science Crazy last week. 

All you will need is:

  • 9 big lolly sticks

  • 6 elastic bands

  • A pompom, ball of cotton wool a marshmallow or a scrunched up piece of paper  

To assemble…


Stack 7 of the lolly sticks.


Hold them together with 2 elastic bands either end…


Put the other two, one over and one under, across the stack of lolly stic...

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Here's the physics behind how those shoe laces find there way undone!

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

I love this mini science project.  It's so much fun and great for small people too.  It's all very safe for them to touch if they enjoy sensory play.


If you want to know how to make a rain cloud in a glass, visit my other blog, An Ordinary Life: How do clouds make rain? or click on the photo below.




Rain and clouds fascinate kids.   



In short...


Tiny water droplets inside a cloud continue to grow, they eventually b...

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