Find the Center of Gravity of a Body

Aim: The aim of this simple science fair project is to demonstrate the concept of center of gravity with a simple experiment. Materials required: 1.      A meter ruler or cane. 2.      Some clay. Procedure: 1.      Take the meter ruler and support it by two fingers at two ends. 2.      Slide your fingers towards each other slowly without unbalancing the ruler. […]

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Static Charge Experiment with Rice Krispies

Aim: The aim of this science fair experiment is to demonstrate that static charge exists with the help of rice krispies. Materials Required: 1.      A plate of rice krispies. 2.      A bar of thermoplastic. 3.      A block of wood so that the thermoplastic can be placed 1-3 inches above the table. 4.      Some wool preferably a sweater. Procedure: 1.      Place […]

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Conductivity testing device

Aim: To make a simple device to test the conductivity of objects and find out whether they are good or bad conductors of electricity. Materials required: 1. A small flashlight bulb. 2. A battery. 3. A shoe box. 4. Three pieces of wire, each around 10 cms long. 5. Duct tape. 6. Different conductors to be tested, such as a […]

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Create a Simple Magnet

Aim: To make a magnet out off simple iron pieces. Materials Required: 1.      A magnet. 2.      Some iron pins. Procedure: 1.      Take the magnet and move it over the iron pins. 2.      Start it from the tip and run it to the other end of the pin. 3.      Keep doing it a number of times and make sure that you […]

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Movement of Gas Molecules Demonstration

Aim: To understand and visualize the movement of molecules in a gas. Materials required: A wire mesh cage, a bird cage will do. Some ping-pong balls. A few different colors of paint. A blow dryer. A paintbrush. Procedure: Suspend the cage from the ceiling by a wire or rope. Paint the ping-pong balls in different colors and put them in […]

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Dancing Raisins Science Experiment

Aim: The aim of this fun science fair project is to show raisings jumping up and down in water. Materials Required: A bottle of carbonated water (Soda) 4 or 5 raisins (dry grapes) A glass Procedure: Fill half of the glass with the carbonated water. Drop the raisins into the glass. Wait for sometime and see the raisins dancing. Explanation: We all […]

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