Kitchen Science from Thinktank, Birmingham

Kitchen Science from Thinktank, Birmingham

9d7835ce5dff17f6150b0e7cc6c757b1.jpgWhile the doors to Birmingham Museums venues are closed, there are ways to keep in touch and engaged online, as we bring the museums to you.

Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum has pulled together a great collection of 'kitchen science' experiment videos that you can have a go at from home whether you are in Key Stage 1, 2 or 3.

No complicated equipment required and all of the information you need including simple instructions and an explanation of the science behind the activity are all included.

You can choose from:

  • Egg lander experiment
  • Invincible balloon
  • Cabbage chemistry
  • Density Tower
  • Submarine in a bottle
  • Gooey slime experiment
  • Camera obscura experiment
  • Fizz rocket experiment
  • Lava lamp experiment
  • Bubble snake experiment
  • Anti-gravity biscuit tin
  • Air cannon
  • Rain gauge
  • Ice cream experiment

Find the videos for each of the above experiments on the Birmingham Museums Website

There are also some downloadable resources for families with younger children which would be perfect for trying out at home:

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