Category: Experiments

How to make your own battery

Use some smart science and an ice cube tray to create a battery at home 1. Wrap your nail First, you need to find some galvanised nails (it’s important that they’re galvanised) and some...

How to make your own stethoscope

Hear anyone’s heartbeat with this DIY stethoscope that uses tubing and funnels during British Science Week 2020 1. Stretch a balloon First, cut off around one-third of a balloon from the open end, and...

How to make your own hand sanitiser

Keeping your hands clean is the first line of defense against diseases such as the Coronavirus (Image credit: Unsplash –  Anna Earl) Hand-washing is the best way to keep your hands clean, but on...

How to make a borax snowflake

Exploit the natural, crystallising properties of borax to create some unique snowflake decorations Disclaimer: Borax is a toxic substance and should be handled with care and always with adult supervision. Under no circumstances should...

How to create cosmic space eggs

Make eggs into colourful and weird planet-like creations 1. Egg-cellent preparation First, you need a hard-boiled egg. Ask an adult to help you boil an egg, let it cool, then put it in a...

How to make a bubble bottle

Create a simple lava lamp at home using household ingredients Step 1. Make it bright First take a clear plastic bottle. You can use a small bottle or a large two-litre bottle, any size...