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Next EducationMarch 11, 2015
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Let us do some fun with your stocking and learn the science behind it.

Materials

  • Nylon stocking (One)
  • One polyethylene bag (Make sure it is transparent)

Instructions

  • At first, stroke the stocking briskly for some time using the bag.
  • Now, hold it in the air and see what happens.

Observation & explanation

You will notice that the...


Next EducationFebruary 26, 2015
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This project will show a catalyst’s role in the combustion process of a sugar cube.

Materials

  • Sugar cube
  • Matches
  • Ashes

Instructions

  • At first, try to set the sugar cube on fire using the match.
  • You won’t be able to do it.
  • Cover some ashes on a side of the cube.
  • Now, set it again on fire.
  • See what happens.

Obs...


Next EducationJanuary 20, 2015
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How will you understand whether an egg is boiled or not? Let’s try this project.

Materials

  • One hardboiled egg
  • One raw egg
  • Refrigerator

Instructions

  • Keep the hardboiled egg in the refrigerator so that its temperature becomes the same as that of the raw egg.
  • Spin both the eggs.
  • You will see one egg spinning, while another wobbling.
  • Now...

Next EducationJanuary 9, 2015
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This project provides some insights into how to create a tornado in a bottle.

Materials

  • One transparent plastic bottle with cap
  • Dishwashing liquid
  • Water
  • Glitter

Instructions

  • Fill three quarters of the bottle with water.
  • Add some dishwashing liquid to it.
  • Sprinkle some glitters into it.
  • Put on the cap.
  • Start spinning the bott...

Next EducationJanuary 7, 2015
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This project shows how to accelerate the melting process of the ice without any hassle.

Materials

  • Ice cube
  • Container
  • Tray
  • Piece of fishing line having weights attached both the ends

Instructions

  • Take the container, put it upside down, and keep it on the tray.
  • Put the ice cube on the top of the container.
  • Over the ice cube, keep the fishing li...

Next EducationJanuary 5, 2015
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Do this project at home in order to get a better understanding of the process called dehydration.

Materials

  • Medium-size potato
  • Saucers (2)
  • Knife
  • Water
  • Salt (2 tablespoons)
  • Paper piece
  • Marker

Instructions

  • In a piece of paper, write the letter ‘S’ and keep it on a table.
  • Put one saucer on the paper and the second o...

Next EducationJanuary 5, 2015
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Try Galileo’s falling objects experiment at home and get a better idea of whether larger things fall faster than lighter things under the similar conditions.

Materials          

  • One steel ball
  • One rubber ball (Make sure that the size of both the balls is same)
  • Notepad

Instructions

  • Go to the terrace with the balls.
  • Once you reach the terrace, s...

Next EducationJanuary 2, 2015
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Create beautiful crystal arts and learn the science behind it.

Materials

  • Three new sponges (Make sure they are completely dry)
  • Food colorings (Two different colors)
  • Metal spoon
  • Ammonia (2 tpsp enough)
  • Table salt (1/4 cup)
  • Laundry bluing (1/4 cup)
  • Water(1/4 cup)
  • Mixing bowl
  • Measuring cup
  • Aluminum cake pan

Procedure

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Next EducationJanuary 2, 2015
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How can you create a rainbow paper at home? Let’s see it.

Materials

  • Nail varnish
  • Bowl
  • Black paper
  • Water

Instructions

  • Fill half of the bowl with water.
  • Add a few drops of nail varnish to the water and let it spread in the water.
  • Take a small piece of the black paper and dip it into the water.
  • Take it out and tilt it.
  • See wh...

Next EducationDecember 26, 2014
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Is it possible to change the color of a white flower? Let’s try this project.

Materials

  • Water
  • Bottle
  • Food coloring
  • White flower

Instructions

  • Fill ¾ of the bottle with water.
  • Add a few drops of food coloring to the water and stir well.
  • Take the flower, trim its stream if required, and place it in the bottle.
  • Leave it overnight.