Microscope stuff

It’s always exciting when Delilah opts for Microscope over TV- this particular expedition we (Delilah, myself, and her Camel, “Saul”)were hunting Tardigrades- a fascinating little creature (also called Water bears) with a penchant for survival. I’m going to regurgitate what […]

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Slingshot

This one looks easy and it is- I almost skipped posting it but as a project that totally can be done for less than $5, and in 5 minutes this hits the bullseye. Also, as fun and basic as it […]

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Dry Ice fun

Dry ice is frozen Carbon Dioxide- its very cold and pretty fun. You shouldn’t really touch it with your bare hands especially if your hands are wet because you could get frostbite if it sticks and has enough time to […]

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Pneumatic Hand

Today was just your average day around the house, and an old friend requested a birthday greeting for another, so we whipped up this little fluid dynamics demonstrator. Pretty timely what with the Covid19 and all. Well, as it turns […]

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Fluidized Sandbox

Most experiments we do here start out with some known property, or material, or existing experiment, or whatever inspiration- rarely do I follow instructions and just duplicate a thing, but this is probably as close as I’ve come so far. […]

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Vortex Gun

Here’s an easy one- Vortex gun. You can actually pretty well buy one right here if you want to do it the easy way. There is also a pistol style toy if that’s your interest. However, its not hard to […]

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Soapy colors

When I was a kid, I used to do a version of this with pepper sprinkled on water and a drop of soap. Some genius came up with foodcoloring on milk instead and it’s pretty psychedelic.

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DIY Rocketry

We’re rocket fans. Particularly, of SpaceX- but in general too. When in the mood to launch our own, we have a good number of options: Easy- we just print some cardstock graphics (falcon/Saturn V/etc), roll them up and add a […]

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