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, 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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Solid as a Rock?

Rocks may seem solid, but there's more to them than meets the eye.


Physics in the Sink: Balloon Pop, Or Not

Normally if you put a balloon over a flame, the balloon will pop, but what happens when you put a water balloon over a flame?

weather Do you think humans will ever be able to predict the weather? BL, Schenectady, New York
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