Create a vehicle that stores potential energy, then converts it to kinetic energy. A fundamental law of Physics is that energy is never created or destroyed, only changed from one form to another.
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DIYers are practicing suturing techniques on fruits for the Medic skill.
4 Cool Science Tricks!
1. Build a solar cooker. Use an old pizza/cardboard box to build a cooker that bakes cookies, reheats food, etc. Try out different recipes!
2. Demonstrate capillary action. Use food dye to see how plants get the water and nutrients they need through tiny capillary tubes.
3. Make oobleck. Crazy things happen when you mix cornstarch with water.
4. Grow crystals. Use evaporation to create intricate crystals on sugar, salt, or ice. Diamonds take thousands of years, but these can grow much faster.
GIF Tip: Make Custom Beads
Bright beads are a staple of jewelry. Make your own from clay, plastic, paper, rocks – just about anything, really. Be sure to check out the Jewelry Designer Skill for more projects.
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