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Imagination Station is your science resource. Check out some of our favorite DIY experiments that can be replicated at home or in your classroom.

View the Sun Safely

Want to catch some rays and spend time gazing upon the sun? Make sure you do it safely! Constructing a pinhole viewer will help you view the sun safely anytime you want to spend some time sun-gazing!

Slime

Slime is an easy-to-do, fun activity that never gets old. There is something that everyone loves about making a substance that is gooey and gross.

Alka-Seltzer Rockets

Take a film canister, add some water and an Alka-Seltzer tablet to create a favorite experiment at Imagination Station.

Oobleck

Oobleck is a suspension of cornstarch and water that can behave like a solid or a liquid depending on how much pressure you apply.

Plastic Milk

Have you ever wondered how plastic gets made? We have an activity that shows you how to make it yourself.

Elephant's Toothpaste

This chemical reaction produces a large foamy mess that looks like toothpaste squirting out of a tube.

Flash Faced Distortion Effect

The journal Perception reports on an interesting visual effect called the “Flashed Face Distortion Effect.”

Homemade Ice Cream

Making ice cream at home is actually pretty easy to do, and you don’t need any fancy equipment if you’re just making small batches for fun.

What Does A Trillion Dollars Look Like?

Sure, you can imagine what it would be like to have a BILLION or a TRILLION dollars, but does anyone really have a grip on what a BILLION or a TRILLION of anything really looks like?

Iodine Clock Reaction

Multiple chemical reactions occurring at the same time keep this solution clear, for a while, then it suddenly changes to a deep dark blue.

Naked Eggs

Learn how to make an egg with NO shell while the egg stays intact using things you probably already have in your kitchen.

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