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How to make a Popsicle Stick Chain Reaction

Have you seen that crazy popsicle stick chain reaction video in the archives? This Sick Science tutorial explains how to make it.

Sick Science! Static Flyer

It’s not magic, it’s science! In this case, physics! This Sick Science! experiment uses static electricity to help objects “fly” in the air. Details here. Next: watch more static elec...

Sick Science! Homemade thermometer

Make your own homemade thermometer! Here’s what you need: a glass bottle, a straw, food coloring, modeling clay, gloves, a container of hot water and a container of cold water. Now check out the video to put i...

Sick Science! Homemade ice cream

Legend has it that the Roman emperor, Nero, is credited as the first person to make ice cream. Nero commanded slaves to bring snow down from the mountains, which was then used to freeze the flavored cream mixture. The...

Sick Science! How to make a noisemaker

This is a Sick Science video about how to make a noisemaker. (Sorry, parents!)

Sick Science! Naked Egg experiment

The classic Naked Egg experiment… just get a drinking glass, some vinegar, a raw egg, and some time. What exactly will happen? When you submerge an egg in vinegar, the shell dissolves. Vinegar contains acet...

Sick Science! Build a Light Bulb

Yes, you can build your own lightbulb! This is what you’ll need: Eight D-sized batteries, Mason jar or other clear glass, Electrical tape, Pie pan, Scissors, Toilet paper tube, Mechanical pencil refills, Small ...