Experiments to 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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 Check out our Science Links for other UW Science Outreach Programs:

Home Experiments (pdf) Download printable version

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