Experiments

Recreates marine currents

Marine currents are natural phenomena essential to the survival of marine ecosystems. They are the result of the phenomenon of convection.
A phenomenon that you can easily recreate at home with this easy to do experiment. […]

Chemistry

Digesting gelatine with a pineapple

Do you know how food is digested in your stomach? It’s thanks to tiny little molecules called enzymes. In other words, proteins that can break down everything you swallow into microscopic pieces. How about experimentally observing digestion in your kitchen with … a pineapple and gelatin? Pineapple contains an enzyme called bromelain, which is used to tenderize meat, among other things. […]

Experiments

Creates optical illusions with water

Using the properties of light to create illusions is a lot of fun. Have you ever noticed how images appear differently through a glass of water? This phenomenon is related to the refractive properties of light, an ability to change direction when it passes through another medium. […]

Experiments

Make a cat disappear in a glass of water.

Do you remember the Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland? With this experiment, you will make the Cheshire Cat disappear in a glass of water, and keep only its famous smile and mischievous eyes. Using not magic, but the power of total internal reflection of light. […]

Biology

Red, yellow, green, why do the leaves change colour in the fall?

Have you ever wondered where the colors of the leaves come from? And why do they change colour with the seasons? In this experiment, you will extract pigments from the leaves and use a chemical technique called chromatography. Using capillary forces, you will discover the colourful world hidden in tree leaves. […]

Biology

DNA extraction from strawberries

Extracting DNA from strawberries couldn’t be easier! With elements available in your kitchen, you will extract this immense molecule present in all living beings and be able to observe it, without a microscope. […]

Chemistry

Magic milk

Adding food coloring to milk is nothing very exciting, except the beauty of the colors that spread on the surface of the milk. But if you use one additional ingredient, you will observe an explosion of colors in the milk. The colors mix and turn on themselves as if by magic. This magic milk experience will allow you to observe the movement of molecules and to understand that milk is a mixture of many things. […]