Create a Gum-drop dome

With just a few gumdrops and some toothpicks you can build some pretty cool structures that are amazingly strong yet simple in design.
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Cookie mining

Cookie mining is a fun activity that might get you thinking about what it take to mine for minerals in the Earth’s crust. Can you extract the minerals without making a mess or destroying the materials around it?

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Hoop Gliders

Hoop gliders are pretty cool cause they look like they shouldn’t really be able to fly as well as they do. Two hoops of paper taped to a soda straw actually fly pretty well. This is a pretty simple activity that you have to try just to see how well it really works! Read more

Make a balloon flinker

A balloon flinker is a fun thing to create if you happen to have some birthday party balloons just floating around the house. The idea is to add just enough weight to the balloon to balance out the lifting force of the helium gas in the balloon. Read more