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Science It!

Darwin & Newts LET'S SCIENCE IT!!

Episode #

Craft or Experiment

1

Build a dam in a box

2

Make a pinwheel to capture wind

3

Test magnet strength by picking up as many paper clips as possible

4

See which environment is the best to grow a sunflower in

5

Observe shadow sizes at different times of the day

6

Make a rainbow from reflective light and water

7

Identifying animal prints

8

Learning phases of the moon using a torch and model moon.

9

Testing liquid density by adding a variety of different liquids to a beaker and seeing where they sit

10

Identifying different sounds whilst blindfolded

11

Make a pet rock

12

Write messages and see them reflected in a mirror

13

How to use camouflage to blend into your environment

14

Make a jacko-lantern

15

Learning about symmetrical objects.

16

Make an ideal home for tadpoles to grow

17

Make a paper dart

18

Identify which state sand is best to write a message in

19

Make seeds sprout in a jar

20

Use forces of gravity to swing a bucket over your head without water spilling

21

Use triangle folded paper to build a strong bridge and test its strength with coins

22

Make your own spiderweb out of masking tape and catch screwed up paper balls (like flies)

23

Create new colours from primary colours using our water jar caterpillar experiment

24

Create a string cup phone

25

Observe what salt does to ice

26

Observe the difference in how organic material decomposes in soil and in plastic

27

Using hot water to inflate a balloon and icy water to deflate it.

28

We show you the strength of eggshells by placing weight on them

29

Make a fossil of your hand.

30

Experimenting with firing rubber bands, trialing different methods to see which goes the furthest

31

Create exploding treasures

32

Experiment with your sense of touch by trying to identify hidden objects in a box by touching them

33

Explore four different methods to see which block of ice melts the fastest

34

Identify different types of clouds

35

Make long lasting bubble mix

36

Make egg crystals

37

How to press flowers

38

Use a straw to syphon water from one jar to another

39

Create a secret message using lemon juice and red cabbage water.

40

Observe a delay in sound from a distance by popping a balloon with flour inside