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Explore the heat capacity of water with these 5 fun experiments.

Science Mom's Guide to Water, Part 7

Explore the heat capacity of water with these 5 fun experiments.

Learn about why things dissolve in water with six fun crystal growing activities

Science Mom's Guide to Water, Part 6

Learn about why things dissolve in water with six fun crystal growing activities

How can 2 tablespoons of water make a fireball? Find the answer to that question, and more, in Part 5 of the water series.

Science Mom's Guide to Water, Part 5

How can 2 tablespoons of water make a fireball? Find the answer to that question, and more, in Part 5 of the water series.

Science Mom's Guide to Water, Part 4

Science Mom's Guide to Water, Part 4

Science Mom's Guide to Water, Part 4

Water doesn't just move downhill, it can move uphill too because of capillary action. In this investigation we explore siphons, the strangeness of small spaces, and more.

Science Mom's Guide to Water, Part 3

Water doesn't just move downhill, it can move uphill too because of capillary action. In this investigation we explore siphons, the strangeness of small spaces, and more.

Water has the strongest surface tension of any non-metallic liquid. In this guide we explore just how strong surface tension is--and how it can change--through several hands-on activities.

Science Mom's Guide to Water, Part 2

Water has the strongest surface tension of any non-metallic liquid. In this guide we explore just how strong surface tension is--and how it can change--through several hands-on activities.

Not only are the unique properties of water essential for life on earth, they're also the key to a lot of fun science experiments. In this guide we explore cohesion with three hands-on activities.

Science Mom's Guide to Water, Part 1

Not only are the unique properties of water essential for life on earth, they're also the key to a lot of fun science experiments. In this guide we explore cohesion with three hands-on activities.

Science activities

Prepare to have your mind blown as these beads just keep on going.

I Can't Bead-lieve my Eyes!

Prepare to have your mind blown as these beads just keep on going.

This homemade slime will provide hours of entertainment and experimentation.

The best homemade slime recipe!

This homemade slime will provide hours of entertainment and experimentation.

Create beautiful rainbow colors in milk using soap and food coloring.

Don't cry over spilt milk, make rainbows!

Create beautiful rainbow colors in milk using soap and food coloring.

Use a pH indicator from purple cabbage to make a tasty, pink treat.

Cabbage Lemonade?!? Yes, pHlease!

Use a pH indicator from purple cabbage to make a tasty, pink treat.

Vibrations from sounds can make the coolest patterns. Make your own Chladni plate and see what patterns you can create.

Chladni Plate - make sounds you can see!

Vibrations from sounds can make the coolest patterns. Make your own Chladni plate and see what patterns you can create.