Science Project Ideas

Looking at Soil Profiles

Soil is everywhere – in fields, gardens, woods. Even in pots in houses for house plants. It is what plants need for growth, but what is it actually made of?…

How Many Surfaces? Making a Möbius Strip

A Möbius strip is a loop of paper with a twist in it, that behaves in a very odd way. How to Make a Möbius Strip Take a strip of…

Do Memory Techniques Work?

Sometimes it seems that there are so many things to remember, especially when it’s coming close to exams, and it would be great to have something that helps. What memory…

Making Biospheres, Ecospheres and Bottle Gardens

In Edwardian times, growing plants in glass cases was very popular, especially because it protected delicate plants, such as ferns, from polluted air. These were generally bottle-sized or aquarium-sized, and…

How Tall is It? Measure Something Tall Without Climbing It

The most accurate way to measure something is using a tape measure, but some things are too tall (or too scary) to climb with a ruler. Try the different methods…

Music and Heart Rate

Many people find music helps them relax, whereas other people listen to music because it makes them excited, helps them run or exercise, or inspires them to write or paint….

The Science of Recycling

Recycling is important because it saves energy and resources and reduces pollution, as well as creating jobs and keeping things out of landfill. Paper Paper is made of wood fibres….

Make a Right Angle With Knots and String

A right angle is a square-shaped or L-shaped angle, and measures 90 degrees (a quarter of a circle). A square is made up of four right angles. Make a Right…

Desalination of Water

Desalination means taking the salt out of salty water (from lakes or the sea) to make fresh, drinkable water. How Does Desalination Work? The two main ways to remove the…

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