Balloon Science

Balloon Science Cover

What you need:Balloon Project
• Plastic Bottle
• Balloon
• Baking Soda
• Vinegar
• Funnel

What you do:
•Using the funnel, add the baking soda to the balloon.
• Pour the vinegar into the bottle.
• Carefully fit the balloon over the bottle opening (be careful not to drop the baking soda into the vinegar yet).
• Once the balloon is fitted snugly on the nozzle, hold up the balloon and allow the baking soda to fall into the vinegar.
• Observe the chemical reaction and effect on the balloon.
• Record observations.

DIY Slime

DIY Slime Cover

What you need:
• Elmer’s glue (most kinds of white craft glue will work)
• 2 disposable cups
• Food coloring
• Water
• Borax Powder
• A plastic spoon (for stirring)
• A tablespoon (for measuring)

What you do:
• Fill one small cup with water and add a spoonful of the Borax powder and stir it up. Then set it aside.
• Fill the other small cup with about 1 inch of the glue.
• Add  three tablespoons  of water to the glue and stir.
• Add a few drops of the food coloring and stir it up until mixed.
• Add one tablespoons of the Borax solution you made earlier and stir well. Watch the slime form!
• After the slime forms let it sit for about 30 seconds and then pull it off the spoon and play with it!

 Tip: Keep your slime in a tightly closed plastic bag when you are not playing with it.

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Color Changing Milk

Color Changing Milk Cover

What you need:
• Milk (whole or 2%)
• Bowl
• Food coloring
• Dish-washing soap
• Cotton swabs
What you do:
• Pour enough milk in the bowl to completely cover the bottom to the depth of about 1/4 inch. Allow the milk to settle.
• Add one drop of each of the four colors of food coloring to the milk.
• Place a drop of liquid dish soap on the end of the cotton swab.
• Place the soapy end of the cotton swab in the middle of the milk and hold it there for 10 to 15 seconds.
• Look at that burst of color!

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What you need:
• Paper
• #2 pencil
• Clear tape
• Magnifying glass

What you do:
• Rub a pencil on a piece of paper.
• Rub your finger over the graphite.
• Use a piece of tape to remove the graphite from your finger.
• Tape the fingerprint onto a piece of paper.
• Use your magnifying glass to look at your print up close.
• Take the prints of your family and friends and look for the differences!