Candy Chromatography

Candy Chromatography

Many science experiments involve candy. Follow the directions below to find out how you can use science to determine how candies get their colors. Materials:Coffee filtersClear jars or cupsPencilTap . . .

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Bouncy Ball Science

Bouncy Ball Science

Take me out to the ballgame! March is the time of year when baseball players head to spring training to practice pitching, hitting and fielding. If baseball is not your thing, you can have fun by maki . . .

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Popcorn Pop Rocks

Popcorn Pop Rocks

Help the kids make scientific discoveries at home with candy. With a little hot water, you can make these Pop Rocks really pop!Time: 10 minutesSkill level: Get a grown-upSuppliesPop RocksHot water (ab . . .

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Kitchen Chemistry Science for Kids

Kitchen Chemistry Science for Kids

While you are enjoying your hotdog or hamburger this summer, take a closer look at the bun. Do you notice tiny holes or air spaces in the bread? Where did these holes come from? You might not believe . . .

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Full STEAM Ahead

Full STEAM Ahead

Fun, engaging STEM opportunities abound for San Diego families. Find ways to be a citizen scientist in your community, websites that make math and science fun and science opportunities just for girls. . . .

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Warty Licorice

Warty Licorice

Can you make a smooth piece of licorice grow warts? Do this science experiment with the kids to find out!Time: 5 minutesSkill level: Get a grown-upSuppliesTwizzlers licorice twists (the Pull-n-Peel va . . .

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