5 Household Experiments for Kids

Alka-Seltzer Rockets Ever wanted to hold a rocket in your hand? Well, now you can! These powerful rockets are powered by a reaction of Alka-Seltzer and water that produces gas (carbon dioxide). The gas expands and the rocket lifts off! Carbon dioxide is what is used to keep your sodas fizzy. Materials Needed: Safety goggles...
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Engineering in Everyday Life

One of the most common questions I get asked by engineering students is “What is engineering?” A close second is “How does engineering relate to my life?” The most fundamental definition of an engineer is someone who creates solutions to the problems faced by humanity. A group of students in my freshmen class created a...
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