Science At Play: Red Cabbage Juice Indicator

Join Andrew and Samantha for another Kitchen Science experiment you can try at home. Use red cabbage to create a pH indicator. It can tell you whether something is an acid or a base, as well as how acidic or basic it is, based on how much the color changes. Use your new pH indicator …

Science Sunday: Cloud in a Bottle

We were inspired today by some of our favorite meteorologists for a weather themed science experiment. Today, we are going to make a cloud inside of a bottle. For this activity, you need just a few simple supplies, so we encourage you to try this along with us at home. Follow along by watching the …

Science At Play: Leaf Chromatography

We are right in the middle of summer, so the trees around us are full of bright green leaves. Explore the colorful pigments leaves have hidden inside of them. Go outside and collect some leaves you find interesting, then come back here and learn how to experiment with leaf chromatography. Materials to Collect Leaves – …

Potions Recipes Revealed

Watch below as our Potions Professor taught her Muggle Magic Potions Class. Now, we can’t get dragon’s blood or mermaid spit here in the muggle world, but our Potions Professor wrote this blog post to help you create these potions. She has done her research and shared with us the best substitute for all of …

Science Sunday: The Science Behind Sparklers

Happy Independence Day! We hope everyone had a happy and safe 4th of July weekend. Maybe one of the ways you celebrated was with sparklers or by watching a firework display. Today, we are going to explore the science behind sparklers and why it is so important to be careful with them. Please note: This …

Science Sunday: Building Rockets

If you are looking for a fun activity to do this weekend, we are going to show you how to build a rocket at home. Don’t worry this rocket is safe for backyard use because all you will need to make it is a straw and some paper. Watch the full video below to learn …

Science At Play: Liquefaction

 Materials to Collect Plastic container Sand Water Materials to put in the sand that both float and sink (Blocks, rocks, Lego structures, ping pong balls, etc.)   Build it! Fill the container with sand. Add water to the sand until it is very wet, but the water does not pool up. Place your objects …