Simple Science at Home – Static Electricity

You might be familiar with the activity that moves your hair even if no one is touching it! Simply rub a balloon on a soft paper towel, cotton or wool shirt, and bring it near a person’s hair. It helps if the person has fine hair, my husband’s is GREAT so I often draft him for this demonstration. He just loves it! 😉 If you want more suggestions for playing around with static electricity while we wait out this virus event, here are suggestions from the Exploratorium. Enjoy! Holding Charge – All you need is a straw, hopefully in a …

Simple Science at Home – Pressure

Here’s the fifth in a series of fun, at home resources
I want to share from SteveSpanglerScience.com. 

He’s posting fifty experiments for fifty days starting yesterday 3/23/20. Check them out!

I picked activities that worked for a variety
of ages and with simple materials you might find at home.

I suggest many extensions to challenge
kids as they do science (and make the activity
take a bit longer).