Posts Tagged With: Chemistry

Acids and Bases: Red Cabbage pH indicator

The school year has started back up, and that means it might be time to start thinking about upcoming science fair projects. Don’t even think about building a Baking Soda/Vinegar Volcano.I’m not kidding.  Step. Away. From. The. Volcano. However, if you/your child is interested in acid and base reactions, this is a good first step &hellip Continue reading »

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Eggmosis – Osmosis with Eggs

A 2-for-1 experiment; Day 1 is an Acid-Base Reaction, Day 2-3 is the Osmosis Portion. Though it covers 3 days, the entire time spent on the project is 15-45 minutes. DAY 1: Dissolving the shell 1) Place 4 eggs in a container, cover with white vinegar. 2) Add some “fresh” vinegar (or just replace with &hellip Continue reading »

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Have an Ice Time (Transfer of Energy)

Our science projects this year have all fallen under the broad umbrella of “Energy”. This art project seemed to fit the bill. Materials: Food coloring Cookie sheet or tray Interestingly shaped household containers*: mini loaf pans paper cups rubber glove balloon flexible molds muffin tins * Stay away from glass containers. You may need to &hellip Continue reading »

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