Flash Science: Pixelated Picture

Beads on a picture create an instant low tech pointillist painting.

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Flash Science: Heat Shrinking Plastic

A piece of clear plastic shrinks and turns white with heat. A great way to re-use #1 containers!

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Flash Science: Chips in the Microwave

The electric fields inside of a microwave cause sparks, heat, and even shrinks a bag of chips!

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Flash Science: Soap in the Microwave

A bar of soap in the microwave grows to tremendous proportions.

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Flash Science: Lightly Microwaved

You can light a bulb in the microwave (for a little while) and the electric fields in the oven will cause it to light!

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Flash Science: Ping Pong Canon

A water bottle and a grill igniter make a ping-pong ball launcher.

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Flash Science: Worlds Simplest Motor

This week, Kenn shows us how to build world’s simplest motor!

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Flash Science: Graphite Glow

This week, Rachel shows us an awesome experiment which uses electricity to heat up the graphite in a pencil lead, making it glow very bright!

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Flash Science: Secret Message With Windex

Goldenrod paper turns red when ammonia or other base is added. Rachel shows us how we can use this to write secret messages!

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Flash Science: Flashy Grape

A grape makes a great dipole antenna, and makes a great (small and safe) series of sparks in the microwave.

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