Ice Tray Battery - Kids' Science Wrap a nail with a piece of copper wire, leaving a section of wire extending from below the head of the nail. Repeat Step 1 with the remaining 4 nails and 4 pieces of copper wire. Fill 6 wells of an ice tray with distilled white vinegar. Create a circuit by inserting each nail into a well of vinegar while placing the extended wire into the next well.
2,000 Ping-Pong Balls And Mouse Traps Create An Extreme Chain Reaction In New Pepsi Ad Pepsi is using a stunning chain reaction involving 2,014 mousetraps and 2,015 ping-pong balls to mark the arrival of a new year with the end result captured in a single take lasting just 15 seconds in real time. The idea for the online film, for Pepsi Max, was inspired by generations of science teachers’ use of mouse traps to demonstrate the basics of nuclear fission. The impact was heightened by staging the stunt within a mirrored tunnel. The mouse traps took almost five hours to set up leaving the 42-strong production team little leeway if things went wrong. The ad, created by AMV BBDO, was directed by Julian Harriman-Dickinson through London-based art directors and filmmakers HarrimanSteel.
20+ Home Science Projects for Kids 52.6k Shares Here are 20+ awesome and FUN Home Science Projects for Kids! These have ALL been tried and tested by ourselves and our kids – we hope you will enjoy them all as much as we have! Learn How Plants Absorb Water – a FUN way for kids to witness how plants absorb water and nutrients!DIY Lava Lamp Experiment – this was so much bubbly FUN! STEAM Project: Tiny Dancers (A Homopolar Motor) Today we are getting a bit artsy with our science! Does the idea of making a wire sculpture that “dances” entice you……? Tiny Dancers is the third project in our collaborative series STEAM POWER: Empowering kids to explore the world through creative projects. Today’s topic is HARNESS! In the middle: Life as a middle school language arts teacher: 2013 I am loving my new group of seventh graders. We have had an exciting two days so far. Yesterday, my team and I started our year off by having our students create an "I wonder" bulletin board.
Make a Paper Horse that WALKS! Here’s a fun STEM project – make a paper horse that walks on its own! A few months ago, I saw this really interesting project on Pinterest where you can make a horse out of paper that really walks on its own down an incline, and I’ve been wanting to try it. Well, our mandatory time at home right now provided just the opportunity! We found this paper horse project on this website via Pinterest. The video in the post showed us how to cut and fold the horse, but there were no further instructions. After trying it out, here’s what we think: