Show your child how and why the microwave works, while demonstrating just how strangely foods can behave while inside the crazy cooker.
Help your fifth grader execute this experiment involving a lit candle (submerged in water!) to show him the wonders of heat energy transference.
Here's a fun activity to reinforce the physics concept of stored energy for your middle schooler.
We all know water and oil don't mix, but it's often difficult for students to grasp the difficulty of cleaning up an oil spill.
Set your teen on the beat in a real world "crime scene" investigation. Can he tell whose fingerprints are on a drinking glass?
Take a look at forensic science with your child. She'll learn how to take a shoe impression, just like the detectives do!
In this experiment, your middle schooler will chart the effects of oil on a feather in order to grasp the tragic effects of oil spills on wildlife.
Have you or your child ever heard that nursery rhyme and wondered just what curds and whey are anyway? Do this simple experiment together to find out!
By using static electricity generated from their body, a child can cause a small fluorescent lamp bulb to light up!
Looking for a way to help your teen explore the fun side of physics? How about a round of Saturday morning cartoons?