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Food for Thought

The Activity Lab has experiments, adventures, activities and DIY projects to inspire your young scientist.
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Make Elephant Sized Toothpaste

Introduce your kid to the excitement of chemistry by showing how different things react, and how you can speed up those reactions with a catalyst! 

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Activity Lab

Pour Water Down a String!

Explore some of water’s fascinating molecular properties while seemingly defying gravity!  WHAT TO GET: Measuring cup Water Cup or glass Absorbent cotton string or yarn

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Make Colorful Glue Snowflakes

Wow your kids with a fun project that blends art & the chemistry of molecular bonds!    WHAT TO GET:   White or clear glue Disposable

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Make a Coin Disappear!

Introduce your kids to the magic of science with this easy, yet fascinating experiment! Make a coin disappear and learn about how light travels in waves.

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Bounce an Egg!

See chemistry in action when you dissolve an eggshell using vinegar in this simple at-home experiment for kids!

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Make a Snow Cone or a Snowman!

Show your kids just how ‘cool’ water can be, and make a treat at the same time! With these simple instructions you can make a snow cone or a snowman!

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Make Water Fill an Upside-down Glass!

Your kids will be amazed to see water move up and start to fill an upside-down glass, as you show them the power of air pressure and what creates a vacuum!