Kids Fun Science

A Homemade pH Indicator Experiment Red Cabbage Juice

Red cabbage contains a pigment molecule called flavin (an anthocyanin) Red Cabbage Juice: A Homemade pH Indicator WARNING do not drink any of the liquid. I used 2 teaspoons (28g) for the sugar, baking soda, sanitizer, lemon juice. Make sure to stir until dissolved. INTRODUCTION TO THE CABBAGE PH INDICATOR Red cabbage contains a pigment […]

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Reusable Cold Pack experiment

REUSABLE COLD PACK Experiment Objective: TO understand the concept of freezing point depression by making a reusable cold pack. Materials: Quart freezer bag Isopropyl rubbing alcohol Food coloring (Optional) Safety Precautions: Isopropyl alcohol is poisonous if ingested. Be sure to clearly label the bag “POISON” before putting it into the freezer. Procedure: Add 2 cups […]

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Dissolving Styrofoam Experiment

Dissolving Styrofoam Experiment SAFTEY: This is a really cool experiment, but it requires a few safety precautions. Acetone should only be handled by an adult and due to the fumes of acetone, it should be done outside. This solvent is very flammable. Keep away from all flames. Have your kids predict what will happen to […]

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