An experienced chemistry professor used to say that it took about one explosion per week to maintain college students' attention in chemistry lectures. At that rate, we'd get in pretty big trouble with a lot of parents and teachers! Don't worry, we still have lots of bubbles, fizzes, bangs, and color changes for you to explore.

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How can you change the rate of a chemical reaction? This video shows how you can find out by experimenting with a fun foaming reaction! Can you create a specific amount of foam? Written instructions are available on our website at https://www.sciencebuddies.org/teacher-resources/lesson-plans/catalase-reaction-rate?from=YouTube. Science Buddies also hosts a library of instructions for over 1,000 other hands-on science projects, lesson plans, and fun activities for K-12 parents, students, and…
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Make and test edible rice paper with the fun STEAM activity. Check out written instructions and the science behind the activity on the Science Buddies website: https://www.sciencebuddies.org/stem-activities/rice-paper Science Buddies also hosts a library of instructions for over 1,000 other hands-on science projects, lesson plans, and fun activities for K-12 parents, students, and teachers! Visit us at http://www.sciencebuddies.org?from=YouTube to learn more. *******************************…
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You probably know that objects sink or float in water depending on their density. But did you know that liquids can sink and float, too? In this activity, you will create a colorful liquid density column by stacking different liquids on top of each other. How many layers can you create? Written instructions are available on our website at https://www.sciencebuddies.org/stem-activities/liquid-stacking-density?from=YouTube. Science Buddies also hosts a library of instructions for over 1,000…
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Did you know that milk can be turned into cottage cheese with the help of enzymes? This video will show you what happens to milk when you mix it with pineapple juice. How do you think the milk will change? Written instructions are available on our website at https://www.sciencebuddies.org/stem-activities/milk-curdling-enzyme?from=YouTube and https://www.sciencebuddies.org/teacher-resources/lesson-plans/enzyme-milk-curdling?from=YouTube. Science Buddies also hosts a library of instructions for…
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