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Halloween science – 10 festive experiments for the classroom!

Halloween science – 10 festive experiments for the classroom!

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It’s Halloween! While I am well past the age of trick-or-treating, this is still one holiday I love getting into. So upon finding this video a while ago, I thought “Hey, I wonder what other experiments I can put a Halloween spin on..?”

So here is a list compiled from our Free Experiments section of activities you may like to consider adding to your line up of festivities!

Make tasty blood science experiment - end result

Fake Blood!

Our favourite recipe is chocolate topping with red food colouring (with a tiny drop of blue). But if you want to make it more educational, check out this fun and tasty hands-on activity about the different components of blood!

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Slime!

Classic, and adds dribbly grossness to everything!

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Make your own worm farm science experiment - composting worms

Dancing Worms!

Replace the raisins in this experiment with gummy worms and watch them wriggle around as if they’re alive!

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Edible flubber slime science experiment - blue slime dripping off spoon

Glowing flubber!

Add a crushed up Vitamin B tablet to the water before you heat the mixture, and it will glow under a blacklight!

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Vomiting pumpkin from elephants toothpaste

Pumpkin Volcano!

Another well-loved experiment, why not pop it in a hollowed-out pumpkin or your expertly-carved jack-o-lantern and watch it explode and froth!

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Secret glow in the dark science experiment - secret message on paper revealed under a UV black light

Spooky notes!

Messages left by spirits? Or just some fun science!

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static and can

Static ghoulies!

Switch the can for scary tissue paper cutouts and watch them move and float all on their own!

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Egg getting held up to a light so you can see that it is transparent.

Alien eggs!

This article suggests a great way to turn the naked egg experiment into a creepy display with some extra food colouring and corn syrup!

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Tea bag rocket science experiment - be sure to sure a stapled tea bag

Flying tea bag ghosts!

Decorate the teabag before lighting it with a match! I recommend a spooky ghost face!

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Paper ghosts rising towards a balloon

Rising ghosts

Decorate the teabag before lighting it with a match! I recommend a spooky ghost face!

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Happy Halloween!

Jacqui

jacqui

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