In this demonstration, use your favorite walking toy to observe the forces causing the toy to move! Observe how the forces acting on the toy change as it gets closer to falling off the edge, and see how these changes affect the toy.
Instead of turning your frown upside down, try turning It around in this simple experiment! Pick an image that you’d like to see reversed, and watch water do its magic as you pour it into a clear container. Make sure to see what happens when you change the distance between your image and the water – does this experiment work better when the image is closer or farther away?
Everyone loves a good rainbow! In this experiment, we made a rainbow out of water, paper towels, and just three colors. You will have to wait about 48 hours to see the full rainbow, but beautiful things take time!
In this blog post, we’re putting our own spin on the physics behind ballerinas. All you’ll need is a swivel chair, two heavy objects, and a friend to give you a helpful push. Give this a try and see if you feel like a ballerina yourself!