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Educational and Entertaining Video Content

Curious minds of all ages are encouraged to try out our at-home activities that pair with our YouTube series Science Shorts. Watch our educators present some amazing demonstrations and try out your own experiments at home with one of the pdfs linked below.

Acidic, Neutral or Basic?

Ask the cabbage and find out!

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SOLs covered:

  • Science: 3.1, 3.3, 5.1, 5.7
Density Tube

Not everything that looks the same weighs the same. Find out why! 

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SOLs covered:

  • Science: 5.1, 5.7
DIY Vortex Cannon

Fluid moves around us all the time. Check out our video to see our giant vortex cannon.

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SOLs covered:

  • Science: K.2, 3.1, 3.2
Butter and Cheese Please!

Whip up some butter and learn about emulsions!

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SOLs covered:

  • Science: 2.1, 3.1
Dancing Bats

Cut out a paper bat and watch it come to life! 

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SOLs covered:

  • Science: 5.4, PS.9
Moldy Bread Petri Dish

How well do you wash your hands? Try our experiment and find out! Watch our video for more.

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SOLs covered:

  • Science: 3.1, 4.1, 5.1
Big Bubbles

Who doesn’t love bubbles? Check out our video for our top secret recipe. 

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SOLs covered:

  • Science: 3.1, 4.
What’s in the Air?

Investigate the visible particles all around you. Learn more about particulate matter in our video.

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SOLs covered:

  • Science: 3.1, 3.8, 6.1, 6.7, 6.9
Make a Model Eardrum!

How does our ear interpret sound? Find out!

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SOLs covered:

  • Science: 1.1, 1.2, 5.1, 5.5
Laminar Flow

Go with the flow! Watch our video to see our color unmixing machine! 

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SOLs covered:

  • Science: 2.1,  2.3, 5.1, 5.7, 6.1, 6.5, 6.7
Make Some Gas

Inflate a balloon using baking soda and vinegar!

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SOLs covered:

  • Science: 2.1,  2.3, 5.1, 5.7, 6.1, 6.5, 6.7
Equinox Myths

Learn about equinox myths with an experiment you can try at home!

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SOLs covered: 

  • Science: 1.1, 1.6, 4.1, 4.5, 4.6, 5.1, 5.3, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3
Marshmallow Madness

What happens to a marshmallow in a microwave? Let’s find out! Check out our video for more! 

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SOLs covered: 

  • Science: 2.1, 2.3, 5.4, 5.7, 6.5, PS. 7, CH 6 
Graphite Circuit

Creating a simple circuit is a bright idea! Learn all about carbon in our video.

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SOLs covered:

  • Science: 5.1, 5.4, 6.5
GLOBE Observer

Spending some time with your head in the clouds? Help NASA observe what you see in the sky.

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SOLs covered:

  • Science: 4.4, 6.7,
  • Earth Science: 11

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