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Lenz’s Law in action

  Watch what happens when you drop a magnet down an aluminum tube. It’s oddly relaxing to watch. Then, if you liked that, it’s even slightly slower through a copper tube.    

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Pepper in Water

Teaching the kids about surface tension and other cool science things is more fun when you can show them. Grab your supplies and get ready for some great science fun in the kitchen. What you need: small bowl ground pepper dish washing liquid cocktail stick Activity: Half fill a small…

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Make a Tornado in a Bottle

  Learn how to make a tornado in a bottle with this fun science experiment for kids. This mini tornado is a  lot safer than one you might see on the weather channel. Follow the instructions and enjoy the cool water twister you create! What you’ll need: Small soft drink…

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How to Defy gravity with a water trick

Can you hold a glass of water with a piece of cardboard? What goes up must come down right? We’ll try bending the rules a little with a cup of water that stays inside the glass when held upside down. You’ll need the help of some cardboard and a little…