Ask & Experiment

Ask & Experiment has experiments for you to try at home, activity books to download, PhysicsQuest resources for your school or after school group, and a way you can get your physics questions answered by real physicists.

PhysicsQuest

PhysicsQuest, a free competition for 6-9th grade students and after school groups, consisting of four science experiments that give students clues to solve a mystery. Classes can submit their answers online and be entered in a random drawing for prizes. PhysicsQuest kits are free to registered classrooms and groups. 

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Wheels and Whirlwinds: the Coriolis Effect

Learn how this mysterious force works with a trip to the playground!


Tea Bag Rockets

Fiery Tea Bag Rockets

What's the best way to turn a tea bag into a flying "rocket"? Set it on fire.


Phases of Matter

My 9 year old wants to know if a single atom exists in a certain state of matter — or must it be associated with other atoms in order to define a state?


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Activity Books

 

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