Celebrate by exploding a few kitchen fireworks this Fourth of July

Bang! Boom! Zwack! Fireworks! It's almost the Fourth of July - one of the Prez's and I's favorite holidays! Why you ask? The answer is simple; we love the fireworks!!! And today, we are going to share how you can make your very own fireworks and explode them right in your kitchen!! Fireworks in your Kitchen Before we get started, let's watch this video to learn a bit more … [Read more...]

Silver Polish {A Summer Science Activity}

I know you are thinking - Uncle Cecil is crazy - silver polish can't possibly be a super fun summer science activity! But, I beg of you, give it a chance and you will be amazed! Now, I will be the first to admit that I am not the best at cleaning house. My mind is so full of ideas that it can't hold extraneous details like that. But every year or so I remember about Great-granny Gertrude's … [Read more...]

How to make a bioplastic in your kitchen

Our summer science fun continues! Today the Prez and I are going to share with you how to make a simple bioplastic in your microwave!! What is a bioplastic you ask? It's a plasticky material made from biological chemicals - clear as muddy water? Now, we can't exactly make a completely hard bioplastic in our microwave. That would require a few more steps and processes that you probably don't … [Read more...]