Holiday Science

Get ideas for cool holiday science projects.



Pop Its or Party Snaps
Pop Its belong to a class of novelty fireworks or toys called bang snaps. The snaps go by many names, including poppers, party snaps, bang snaps, snappers, throwdowns, Pop Its, and Snap-Its. Pop Its are noisemakers that don’t cause physical damage when they pop, even if used in a person’s […]

How Do Pop Its Work? Chemistry of Bang Snaps   Recently updated !




Customize the classic slime recipe by making green leprechaun slime to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. The slime isn’t sticky, so it won’t work as a leprechaun trap, but the vibrant green color may lure them close. It’s a fun holiday chemistry project for kids of all ages. Materials Leprechaun slime […]

Green Leprechaun Slime for St. Patrick’s Day


Cute tiles in love
Chemistry pick up lines can be cute, corny, cheesy, or funny. They might even work! To increase the odds of chemical attraction, try delivering one of these lines while wearing a lab coat or safety glasses. Or, offer your intended a cocktail that changes colors. Most of these pick up […]

Cute Chemistry Pick Up Lines


To light fireworks safely, know which ones shouldn't be held in your hand and be aware of flammable tree and buildings. (Nandhu Kumar)
  Fireworks season is just around the corner (no matter what time of year it is). Here are some tips for lighting your fireworks without blowing yourself up or setting your self, yard, or neighbors on fire. You can Google “firework accidents” and see videos of all the things that […]

How To Light Fireworks Safely