This experiment demonstrates iso- and thixo-tropy properties of certain emulsions (fluid mixtures).
This experiment shows how to make a play-doh/slime-like polymer substance that's safe (and fun) to handle.
Since about 1995, this funny little "Kids Science" site has endured living on fatlion.com - and against all odds, seems to have helped many teachers and parents with a few little activities without burning the house down. Thanks for all the nice emails over the years praising these simplistic pages.
-- Randy Carr
Illustrations by Splikitt.