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Explosions, slime and forensic science – what's not to love about these chemistry activities and experiments you can do at home with your kids or at school with your students?
Follow these instructions to do an activity with colourful milk and learn about surface tension.
Every wondered what makes bath bombs fizz? Follow this recipe to make your own DIY bath bombs at home (or at school) and find out the chemistry behind how they work.
Follow these instructions to create a work of art and chemistry while learning some maths.
Follow these instructions to learn about acids and bases using red cabbage.
Did you know cornflour slime is a very special fluid? Follow this simple recipe to make slime without borax and find out why this fluid can behave like a solid. A great kids science activity!
Learn more about gases by creating a soft drink fountain using lollies. What a sweet way to find out more about chemistry!
Follow these instructions to learn about metamaterials and the amazing properties they gain from their unusual structures.
Follow these instructions to carry out a fiery chemical trick.
Follow these instructions to find out how popcorn relates to carbon dating.
Follow these instructions and find out how to make a bouncy rubber egg. This activity is a fun way to learn about the chemical reactions that occur when you put an egg in vinegar!
Follow this recipe to make sherbet at home, or as a part of a science experiment at school, and learn about the chemical reaction that makes it so fizzy when you put it in your mouth.
Follow these instructions to find out about the amazing shrinking properties of some plastics.
How much iron is there in breakfast cereal? Is it the same sort of iron that might be used in steel?
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Last updated: Last updated: 11 February 2015
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