Elephant Toothpaste

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Mister C Making Elephant Toothpaste

It’s that Spook-tacular time of year again and making elephant toothpaste is perfect for any season….especially Halloween! This experiment works with hydrogen peroxide and illustrates catalytic decomposition. You’ve probably got hydrogen peroxide in your home, but remember…always work with a parent when doing experiments. You’ll need a few simple items to get started: Empty water bottle Dry Yeast Liquid dish … Read More

DIY Fire Extinguisher

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Mister C DIY Fire Extinguisher

Alrighty Parents, this next experiment is one that you’ll definitely be working with your kiddos on to ensure safety.  Remember, handling items like fire and flames can be dangerous and children should never be left unsupervised!  In fact, it’s important that parents are also careful – Mister C gets his fingers really close to the flame at one point.  Don’t … Read More

Make your own Fidget Spinner!

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Mister c fidget spinner

If you’re reading this blog post, you probably already know how crazy popular fidget spinners have become in the last 3 months! It’s absolutely insane, but playing with these toys can be a great way to begin fidgeting in the world of science! Fidget spinners work because of physics! That’s right! Kids sit, play and spin these toys, but may … Read More

DIY Snow Globe

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Mister C DIY Snow Globe

Winter break can bring on severe cases of winter boredom!  When the weather outside is frightful, don’t let getting stuck inside get you down!  Use existing materials and find creative ways to explore the science hiding in our everyday lives!  For today’s activity, I enlisted my favorite little scientist, my daughter Little C, and set out to make some beautiful … Read More

Now That’s a Rap

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Mister C and Bob hanging out in front of the graffiti wall

Hi, it’s Mister C and I’m a PBS Digital Innovator from Ohio! I would like to invite all of you to tap into your musical “super powers” and create the soundtrack for your classroom by participating in PBS Education’s “That’s a Rap!” challenge. Here’s how it works: Record a 60-second rap video that shows us how you use the arts … Read More