Experiments and projects to do at home

Highlights in Advent

Every Advent weekend, we will upload seasonal experiment videos here.

Kerzenspiegel

(Video)

DIY: Weihnachtskarten und Baumschmuck

(Video)

Weihnachtliche Schallpistole

(Video)

Eine Kerze auf Tauchgang

(Video Instructions/explanation)

Mit Essig und Backpulver Kerzen löschen

(Video)

Candle seesaw

(video)

CD Teelichthalter

(Video)

Videos showing experiments on many different topics

Proteine

Denaturing proteins

(Video)

Farben

Which color to wear on a hot summer’s day

(video + instructions/explanation)

Regrow

Re Grow – Folge 1 mit Lauch

(Video)

Regrow

Re Grow – Folge 2 mit Bundzwiebeln

(Video)

Elektromotoren

Elektromotoren

(Video )

Schraube wird zu Elektromagneten

Screw turns into electromagnet

(Video + Instructions/explanation)

Magnet

Fun with magnets I

(Video + Instructions/explanation)

Magnet

Fun with magnet II

(Video + Instructions/explanation)

Luftdruck Springbrunnen

Luftdruck-Springbrunnen

(Video)

Luft

Air is not nothing

(video + instructions/explanations)

Muttertag

Marbled paper

(video )

Magie Show

Magic Show

(video )

Schwimmende Schrift

Saying thanks with floating words

(video )

Papierblumen

Flowering paper flowers

(video )

Blaue Blume

White flowers made colorful

(video + instructions/explanation)

Chromatographie

Chromatography with colors

(video + instructions/explanation)

Chromatographie

Little presents made with chromatography

(video)

Kristall

Growing salt crystals

(video + instructions/explanation)

Schallpistole

Using a sonic pistol as a fire extinguisher

(video)

Schall 1

Jumping grains of salt: Making sound visible part I

(video)

Schall 2

All the things sound can do! Making sound visible part II

(video)

Schall 3

Fast light, slow sound

(video)

Büroklammer

Floating paperclips!

(Video)

Mein Wasserläufer

My water strider

(video + Anleitung/Erklärung)

Stromkreis

Electrical circuits

(video)

Elektrostatik

Static electricity

(video)

Eier färben

Dyeing eggs with natural colors

(video)

Eisschmelze

Marbled Easter eggs

(video)

Besonderes Osterei

Very special (Easter) eggs

(video + instruction/explanation)

Flaschenei

Egg in a bottle

(video + explanation/instruction)

Schweres und leichtes Wasser

Easter egg in “heavy” and “light” water

(video + Anleitung/Erklärung)

Kerzentrick

Candle trick

(video)

Eisschmelze

Fun with melting ice

(video + instruction/explanations)

Besondere Eiswürfel

Special ice cubes

(video+ instruction/explanations)

Eis angeln

Melting ice with salt

(video+ instruction/explanation)

magnetbahn

Make your own magnetic race track

On your marks, get set, go!

(video + Anleitung)

Mischungen

Lava lamp effect: Immiscible liquids part 1

Learn how to make your own lava lamp using basic kitchen ingredients.

(video)

Sauer neutral oder basisch

Acidic, neutral or alkaline: Experiments with red cabbage juice

This experiment teaches you how to find out whether different substances are acidic, alkaline or neutral using the juice from a red cabbage.

(video + instruction/explanation)

Rotkohl Indikator für Profis

Red cabbage indicator – advanced version

Taking the red cabbage experiment a step further.

(video + instruction/explanation)

More fascinating phenomena from the world of biology, chemistry and physics.

Frostschutzberegnung

NEW Getting clean without soap

(video)

Funktionseife

How does soap work?

(video)

A special exhibition on soap opened beginning of June 2020 at the Museum Burghalde in Lenzburg.
Was ist Seife?

What is soap, chemically speaking?

(video)

A special exhibition on soap opened beginning of June 2020 at the Museum Burghalde in Lenzburg.

Seifen Herstellung

How is soap made?

(video)

A special exhibition on soap opened beginning of June 2020 at the Museum Burghalde in Lenzburg.

Frostschutzberegnung

Icy armor for fruit trees

Icy armor – find out how these gorgeous icicles protect fruit trees from freezing temperatures.

(video)