Newton's Cafe
"The optimist sees opportunity in every danger; the pessimist sees danger in every opportunity."
(Churchill)

Microwave Lightbulb


What the lightbulb to light up?

Invisible Soda

 
What causes the soda to separate?

The Carbon Snake


Research and Explain how the Carbon Snake is formed.  

Diving Ketchup


Explain what causes the ketchup to sink when the bottle is squized.

Straw Through a Potato Trick


Explain how you are able to push the straw through the potato when your thumb is covering one end.

Leak Proof Bag


Why doesn't the bag leak?

Shrinking Chip Bag

 
Explain why the bag shrinks. HINT: what is happening with the polymers in the bag?

Invisible Bottle


Explain why the bottle is invisible.

Fake Blood

Bleeding Knife Experiment


Explain the chemical process taking place that is creating the appearance of blood.

Iodine Clock Experiment


Explain the chemical process that causes the solution to turn dark.

Changing Milk Experiment


Explain the chemical process that causes the food coloring to shoot away from the soap.

Walking on Eggs Experiment


Explain the science to why you are able to walk on the eggs without them breaking?

CO2 Extinguisher


Explain the science that causes the flame to go out.

Boo Bubbles


Explain the science behind this effect.

Dry Ice Balloon


Explain why the balloon inflates when the dry ice melts.

Elephants Toothpaste

 

Explain the chemical reaction that is happenings that causes the effect.

Egg in a Bottle

 
Explain how air pressure is working to cause the egg to get sucked into the bottle.

Diaper Polymer Trick


Explain why water turns to a solid.

Bubbling Acid


Explain why the solution turns clear.

Microwave Ivory Soap

 
Explain what causes the Ivory Soap to expand.

 

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