DIY Ideas

  • Newton's Cradle

    Newton's Cradle

    Newton's cradle is a device that demonstrates conservation of momentum and energy using a series of swinging spheres. When one sphere at the end is lifted and released, it strikes the stationary spheres, transmitting a force through the stationary spheres that pushes the last sphere upward.
  • Making Soap with Oil and Lye

    Making Soap with Oil and Lye

    Making soap doesn't seem like something you'd do in a lab, but it's actually more scientific than you'd think. Saponification is the soap making process, which uses the basic solution lye and different types of fats.
  • Making Slime

    Making Slime

    Slime involves chemistry! Slime science starts with the best slime ingredients including the right kind of glue and the right slime activators. Cross linking is what happens when the glue and activator are combined!
  • DIY Phone Speaker

    DIY Phone Speaker

    Make a cool speaker for you and your friends to enjoy with just a few household items! Understand how sound vibrations can travel through different mediums and how the shape of the mediums can cause the sounds to be amplified!
  • 3D Solar System

    3D Solar System

    Make this 3D solar system model with your kids. So they can understand better and remember all the planets name. It is a perfect choice for school project too. It's easy and fun, and it only needs materials that can be easily found at home. 
  • Build a Truss Bridge

    Build a Truss Bridge

    The popsicle stick bridge is a classic science project. Every year many kids world-wide build popsicle bridges to see which designs can hold the most weight. We built one, using 67 sticks and glue. We were surprised by how strong it ended up being!