Funny Putty



Here’s a fun science recipe to make:

  • 2 cups white glue (regular, not school glue)
  • 2 teaspoons Borax
  • Water

Mix the borax with 1/3 cup water, dissolving well. In another bowl, mix the glue and 3/4 cup water. You can also add a few drops of food coloring. Stir well and add in the borax/water mixture. Amazingly, the putty will clot. Knead together, leaving any excess water that forms in the bowl.

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Plasma Gloop! Science Fun

hth4There are 3 states of matter, right?  Solid, liquid and gas.

Well, there is theoretically another state of matter, a 4th state known as “plasma”.  Our plasma concoction is solid enough to break, but it flows like a liquid. Treat your kids to this fun science experiment! It is so simple, but it will have them oohing and aahing! Assemble it outside on the picnic table and save yourself some cleanup. [Read more…]

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