Build a "toilet paper" solar system.
Toilet Paper Solar System
Build A Solar System
Complete Guide To The Nine (Ten!) Planets
Build a model hovercraft Ė or a real one!
Simple Hovercraft Which Can Lift Several Adults
Build a Real Working Hovercraft
Build Your Own Hovercraft
Build A Hovercraft
Build a model volcano and know the different types and exactly
how they work.
Building Volcano Models
Real Time Volcano
Build a simple electric motor.
Electric Motor In Our Galaxy
Beckman's Electric Motor
The Ten Minute Motor
Build a spectroscope Ė it makes rainbows you can study. Use it
to identify street lights.
Spectroscope From A Compact Disk
Buy A $10 spectroscope
Build a working telescope.
Can plants grow in the wastewater from laundry machines?
Using Household Wastewater on Plants
Build Squidy, the diving squid and explain how he works.
Experiment with magnets with the Moo Magnet Activity Kit or with
the Mega-Magnet Book.
Moo Magnet Activity Kit
Mega Magnet Book
Super Mini-Neodymium Magnet Assortment
Measure the speed of bubbles in a bubble tube set.
Bubble Tube Set
Grow an alligator. Graph weight increase versus length. This
site has a book, a bargain, and much more.
Can you decode a supermarket bar code?
Bar Codes At Grocery Stores Work
How UPC Bar
Barcodes: Reading Between The Lines
Can you tell a personís sex by pictures of bare feet?
Compare the calories in common foods
And Fat Gram Chart
Could glow-in-the-dark paint be used for emergency exit sign?
Does plant DNA differ from animal DNA?
Extract DNA From Anything Living
DNA Extraction From Wheat Germ
Make A DNA Model From Cardboard
Does salt affect the boiling point of water?
Does the temperature of the human body vary during the course of
the day? Why?
Regulation Of Body Temperature
Explore Pascalís Triangle.
More On Pascalís
Find probabilities when rolling 2 dice.
The Probability Of Dice Games
The Probability Of Two Dice
Great Illustrations Of Dice Throws
How can I make a hygrometer from a human hair?
Create A Hair Hygrometer
Make Your Own Hair Hygrometer
How does the number of turns of wire affect the strength of an
Identify igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic rocks found in the
Black Hills or just here at home.
Rocks For Kids
Rocky The Rock Hound
Rocks From The US Geological Service
Black Hills Geology
In a blindfold test, who can distinguish between 1% milk, 2%
milk and skim?
Make Skim Milk Taste And Look Like 2%
Taste Test: Mooove To Lowfat Or Fat Free Milk
Milk Matters Now For Children And Teens
101: Types of Milk
Instantly tell if a number can be divided by 2, 3, 4, 5, etc.
without a calculator.
Investigate the creation of the Badlands.
More Badlands Geology
Is hand strength related to sidedness?
Right Side/Left Side --
Grip Strength: Effect of Hand Dominance
Is the ratio of our arm span to our height really equal to 1?
Like a chemistry experiment that foams and hisses? Here are some
from the Alka-Seltzer site.
Alka Seltzer Rocket
Like popcorn? Here are projects from Pop Weaver and Jolly Time.
Make a simple electric generator then find ways to improve it.
Ultra-Simple Electric Generator
How Generators Work In Real Life
Monitor the ionosphere using an am radio.
AM Radio Ionosphere Station
More On This Topic
Collect fossils and explain them.
For Study And Purchase
Geologic Time Scale
And Time, USGS Publication
Colossal Fossil Site
Plot earthquakes day by day in the USA or around the globe.
Explain why they happen.
Recent Earthquake Activity
Report on the South Dakota dinosaur with a heart! What other
types of dinosaurs existed here?
Dinosaurs Of South Dakota
Fossilized Dinosaur Heart Found!
An Analysis Of The Dinosaur Heart
Travel to the Black Hills Institute in Hill City and research a
Black Hills Institute
What are the six types of "simple machines"? Can you build one
What colored dyes are found in colored drink mixes and in
Black Is Not Black
Your Own Orange Drink
What is the ideal spout for pouring a liquid?
What percent of an orange is water? Which fruit contains the
Water In An Orange
What Materials Have The Best Insulation
Insulation Fact Sheet
Model Project (imitate, donít copy)
- What type of material is the best heat insulator?
Which curdles faster: 1% milk, 2% milk or skim? Why?
Facts About Milk
Why Lemon Juice Curdles Milk
Curdling From A
Cookís Point Of View
Which fabric makes the best parachute? (Control for size and
weight of object.)
How does the size of hole in a toy parachute affect its rate of
Holes Slow Parachutes
Holes Speed Up
Which paper towel is strongest? Check your results against the
magazine Consumer Reports.
A Model Towel Project
Good Housekeeping Magazine On Paper Towels
Teaching Lesson On Towels
Advanced Towel Project
Why do leaves change colors in the fall?
Simple Paper Chromatography
Still More Chromatography
Details On Color Change
Would a spider web conduct electricity on an electric fence?
How do ants behave?
Put the sky in your room.
In Your Room
Do you have a dominant hand, foot, eye, or ear?
Additional Brain Games
Study human hair.
Science Fair Hair Projects
Which paper airplane flies farthest?
Best Paper Airplane in the World
Paper Airplane Books
The Science of Paper Planes from the Exploratorium
Learn about secret codes and invent your own.
Secret Codes and Languages
Secret Codes and Cyphers
Build a Simple
Encryption Device and Improve It
The Secret Language
Build a super solar cooker and explain how it works.
Making and Using a Solar Cooker
Solar Cooking and Food Preparation
Analyze dust and dirt.
Be a drill sergeant to a plant.
Grow crystals or find them.
Crystal Growing Recipies
Top Five Crystal Growing Kits
Making Rock Candy
Science of Rock Candy
Rock Candy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
Identify casts of animal tracks.
Plaster Casts of Animal Tracks
Animal Tracks Key
Fly a bottle rocket.
Mr.Hayhurstís Bottle Rocket
Another Hayhurst Site