Make a kaleidoscope to view beautiful coloured shapes
Kaleidoscope means 'observer of beautiful shapes' and it has been a fascinating & fun toy to many for over...October 6, 20150
Make your own homemade telescope
Fancy becoming an astronomer and find out more about the stars in our galaxy? It is quite easy to...
Make your own homemade periscope
The most common example of the use of a 'periscope' is in submarines. The commanders of submarines use the...
Build your own camera out of a shoe box
All cameras work by focusing light onto a light sensitive material called 'film'. In this science experiment, let's build...
Make a magnifying glass with a pin and paper only
A pinhole in an index card can act like a magnifying glass, helping your eyes to focus on a...
Make colours vanish to white by a spinning colour wheel
A rainbow is produced by the sunlight shining onto droplets of moisture after rains. The rainbow take the form...
Learn more about motion pictures by making a flip book
Motion pictures work by rapidly projecting a series of still drawings or photographs recorded on film in sequence onto...
Have fun with a curvy fun house mirror
People have a lot of fun looking at themselves in curvy fun house mirrors at amusement parks. You can...
Learn how motion pictures work by making a ‘Thaumatrope’
We all love going to the movie theater to watch the latest cartoon or movie, but did you ever...
Make some gears out of cardboard to learn how they work
'Gears' are special toothed wheels of varying sizes that work together in a set. Gears can work together to...