Cosmic Mysteries in Your Kitchen

By User Zeimusu on en.wikipedia, via Wikimedia Commons

People worry that you can’t really teach your kids science without a school lab. Well, try these on for size;)!

You can simulate a white hole in your kitchen sink. Wired has a great article on not only how to do the white hole but a great break down of what it really is.

Then you can pop over to OrbitingFrog to read how to measure the speed of light. All you need is a microwave, a microwave safe square (or rectangle) dish and marshmallows or chocolate chips! It is an awesome experiment!

So go, learn and have fun with science!!!

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  • Ruralmama October 20th, 2010 8:17 am

    That is so incredibly awesome! I love the nerdy sciency things I see on your site. Thanks for them!

    I nominated you for a bloggy award, if you are interested in picking it up, please go here:
    http://homeschoolontheedgeofnowhere.blogspot.com/2010/10/when-life-gives-you-shock-stop-rubbing.html

    Thanks again! I’m trying this one out tomorrow!

  • April S October 20th, 2010 11:25 am

    I LOVE home science experiments. These are really great! Like the idea of being able to test speed of light with a microwave, will definitely have to check it out!

    Thanks for sharing.

  • Tammy October 26th, 2010 2:15 pm

    How neat. Thanks for sharing.

  • Theresa October 27th, 2010 6:44 pm

    This is great! We are just beginning homeschooling and we have been doing a Science Kit, but I need to get more into the meat of it! Thanks for the sites!

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