Just For Kids

Here Are some Experiments you can try at home

Motion

Build your own Roller Coaster

Spin like an Ice Skater

Reaction Time

Random Walk

Heat

Home Meteorology

Vortex in a Bottle

Smoke Rings

Collapse a Can

Sound

The Doppler Effect

Build a String Telephone

Light

Make a Pinhole Camera

Science of Bubbles

Measure the Speed of Light

 Electricity

Plasma Ball Experiments

Static Electricity

 Magnetism

Build an Electromagnet

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UW Space Place: Education and public outreach center of the UW-Madison Astronomy Department

Science is Fun: Educational website for Chemistry from the mind of UW-Madison Chemistry professor Bassam Z. Shakhashiri

Geology Museum: Explore the Geology Museum and take a peek into Wisconsin's deep history

Institute for Biology Education: Raising the next generation of Biology Scientists

Science Alliance: UW-Madison Science Outreach on Campus

Science Friday (SciFri): Weekly science radio show hosted by NPR. Fridays 1-3pm