Hydraulics

This is where we learn about how hydraulics work. We started off by ordering this universally handy pack of syringes off Amazon. Obviously, these get used for tons of other experiments and tasks as well, but in this case we […]

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Zipline

This one’s pretty straightforward, really. Just your average zipline- find two secure things, and run a line between them. This is best done with a steel cable- I happen to have one lying around from an old winch. You can […]

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Newton’s Billiard Cradle

Classic newton’s cradle is a good way to illustrate conservation of energy. We’re not doing too much different here but scaling things up so they can be a bit more interactive, and using some pool balls we already had available. […]

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Unicorn Rocket

Furry unicorn hooves, a unicorn horn, and a rainbow dipped body. Farewell colorful rocket! There were actually a few versions made of this one- we were originally just looking for excuses to try out paint dipping and happened to have […]

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LaserGlow

Here’s a quick & easy one: We have an assortment of lasers lying around the house. 3 wavelengths (colors) that have become cheap in recent years are red, green, & ultraviolet (purple). Purple is especially handy for an assortment of […]

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