Halloween Science Projects
October is the perfect month for spooky Halloween science projects and experiments. Here’s a collection of projects to make gooey slime, glow in the dark items, and creepy pumpkins. Halloween Science Projects Slime Ectoplasm Slime – Whether or not you believe spirits generate ectoplasm (like Slimer in the movie Ghostbusters), […]

Halloween Science Projects

The self-carving pumpkin demonstration involves carving a jack-o-lantern face using an explosive chemical reaction.
Self-Carving Halloween Jack-o-Lantern That Won’t Blow Up The self-carving Halloween pumpkin project uses chemistry to carve a jack-o-lantern face. The traditional version of the project is somewhat dangerous, so here’s how to perform a safe version of the project. Safe Self-Carving Pumpkin Materials If you can get it, this project […]

Safe Self-Carving Pumpkin Project

Splash glowing red fake blood on surfaces for a scary Halloween effect.
You can make glow in the dark blood for a Halloween costume or just because you want to decorate yourself with glowing blood. Here are several recipes for non-toxic glow in the dark blood. Glowing Alien or Radioactive-Looking Blood Mix equal parts white corn syrup and clear non-toxic school glue […]

How to Make Glow in the Dark Blood

This carved Halloween dragon pumpkin breathes real smoke and fire. Photo Credit: Anne Helmenstine
Carve a dragon jack o’ lantern for Halloween and make your pumpkin breathe real smoke and colored fire. The fire breathing dragon is easy to do and quite spectacular. Dragon Pumpkin Materials real pumpkin (fake might catch fire!) dragon pattern knife red sparklers or emergency flare Carve the Dragon Cut around […]

Fire Breathing Dragon – Halloween Pumpkin