Edible Science: The Disappearing Eggshell Experiment

The disappearing eggshell experiment was a lot of fun. This experiment is part of our edible science series but I personally would not eat these eggs. The kids did not think this one would work at all but were amazed even after 4 hours at how well the vinegar was dissolving the shell of the egg. Follow along if you like and maybe you can do what we didn’t have time to do, throw the shell-less egg Continue reading

Squishy Marshmallows: Reduce Air Pressure

A little secret is that the girls and I love squishy marshmallows. So, why not make an experiment using one of our favorite snacks. Your mouth does a happy dance from these light,  fluffy, layers of little air pockets that make your taste buds sing. Print Squishy Marshmallow: Reduce Air Pressure Ingredients glass jar big and small marshmallows straw modeling clay cotton swab food coloring Premo clay Instructions drop some food coloring on a cotton swab. Continue reading

Field Trip Week: Learn history, technology, engineering Antique Car Show

Antique Cars are slowly becoming a thing of the past, and most kids have never seen one up close. Unlike most kids I grew up around antique cars because my father was always working on one.  We were lucky enough to spend the week with my parents and my brother while learning and looking at antique cars. The girls learned history, technology, engineering, and car values now and then. We even got to visit my Continue reading

Roadschool Fun: Name least popular selling color for Harley Davison Motorcycle in USA

Name the first motorcycle that comes to mind? Most people would say, Harley Davison, because they are the most iconic names in the business. Now tell me, which color Harley Davison motorcycle is sold the least? Unfortunately, I can’t tell you yet because it’s more fun this way. Facts about Harley Davidson First some fun facts, did you know Harley is sold all over the world. They claim to be the oldest factory in the Continue reading

How to make Ricotta Cheese: separate protein molecules

Have your ever wanted to know how to make ricotta cheese? It is easier than you think and you can do a science experiment at the same time.  I love making cheese from whole milk because it tastes super yummy.  This is a fun experiment because I can actually get the kids to try something they made. Follow along with us as we how we separate proteins. What you need: 8 cups whole milk or half Continue reading

Maple Candy experiment: Do crystals form smaller if cooled faster

Maple Candy experiment: Do crystals form smaller if cooled faster? This time, we made candy you can eat, really it tasted like pancakes. Maple candy is really easy to make and fun to eat. Before we began we found some videos on YouTube and read about how crystals are formed.  This was a fun experiment because we just visited the Endless Caverns, where we learned how crystal formation was formed. What you need: Induction Cooktop Continue reading