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Separate Salt and Pepper with Static Electricity

Doing simple science experiments is a great way to get students excited and interested in new topics. There are so many quick and easy experiments to do with static electricity, but using a plastic spoon to separate salt and pepper is one of the best. It's among our most magical and surprising kitchen science experiments yet! Getting Ready This science experiment is so simple and easy to set up. We already had all the supplies [...]

By | August 5th, 2017|Categories: Five Minute Science, Kitchen Science, Science, STEM Saturday|0 Comments

Film Canister Rocket Fireworks Painting

Create colorful art while doing an exciting science experiment! Making film canister rocket fireworks is the perfect way to add a little bit of art into a fun STEM activity. At the end of this article you will find several more patriotic science activities that are perfect for celebrating national holidays. Getting Ready *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. We have launched film canister rockets several times. Usually [...]

By | June 3rd, 2017|Categories: Art, Five Minute Science, Science, STEM Saturday, Summer|0 Comments

Dry Ice Film Canister Rocket

Making a film canister rocket is a thrilling science experiment to teach children about pressure, states of matter, and chemical reactions. There is nothing better than the anticipation of waiting for a film canister rocket to take off at any moment! This time we launched our film canister rockets using dry ice, which added an extra element of excitement. Dry ice experiments are always a hit with children and adults alike! Getting Ready *Safety [...]

By | May 6th, 2017|Categories: Dry Ice Experiments, Five Minute Science, Science, STEM Saturday|0 Comments

Surface Tension | Drops of Water on a Coin + Free Printable

Defy gravity and show your students some magic by performing this drops of water on a coin science experiment. We added an extra dimension to this classic 5 minute science experiment by comparing how many drops of water fit onto each coin (penny, nickel, dime, and quarter) and tracking the data on a table to add a more mathematical and scientific element to it. Getting Ready *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our [...]

By | April 23rd, 2017|Categories: Five Minute Science, Science, STEM Saturday|9 Comments

Sprout a Bean Seed in a Bag

Growing a bean seed in a bag is an easy and engaging way for young children to learn some of their first lessons in plant biology! Each day they can check the progress of their seed and watch as it changes from a tiny seed to a plant with roots and a stem. This is the perfect spring science activity to do at home or in the classroom. Sprout a Bean Seed [...]

By | March 4th, 2017|Categories: Kitchen Science, Science, Spring, STEM Saturday, Summer|0 Comments

Skittles Rainbow | STEM for St Patrick’s Day

Making a Skittles rainbow is a bright and colorful project that will thrill the kids and engage their creativity. Perfect for St. Patrick's Day, springtime, or anytime you need a quick and easy kitchen science experiment. Scroll to the end of this post to see several more STEM activities for St. Patrick's Day! Make a Skittles Rainbow Science doesn't get any easier than this! We gathered three simple kitchen supplies and we [...]

By | February 4th, 2017|Categories: Five Minute Science, Kitchen Science, Science, St Patrick's Day, STEM Saturday|0 Comments