make a rainbow

Rainbows have fascinated people for ages, and are pretty to look at. Some people pretend to believe that there is … More

plant watering system

While you’re away you can still make sure your plants stay moist and therefore alive with this plant watering system. … More


Hovercraft ride on top of the water by using jets of air to propel them. You can make a simple … More


Watching a kite soar high on the wind is a magical site. Here are the directions on how to make … More

bottle garden

Create your own contained ecosystem by making a garden in a jar. A bottle garden needs very little water or … More

miniature rocket

Watch a ‘rocket’ take off from the launch pad of your backyard! Do this outside. To make a miniature rocket … More

mothball boat

Energy can come from the most unusual things. Who ever thought a mothball could be a source of energy? Use … More

paper airplanes

Paper planes are great projects. There are 1000s of designs, each with different flight characteristics. Some require cutting, others are … More

Trap Water with Holes

You can keep water inside a glass by covering the top of the glass with a piece of cardboard full … More

Wet or Dry?

When water and cornstarch are mixed together, the consistency of the mixture is very mysterious. It appears very wet until … More

Spy with a Periscope

Peek around corners without being seen. A periscope allows you to look almost anywhere while hiding behind walls, furniture, doors … More

Engineering is…

Engineering is … making things and making things better Through That’s Engineering series of stories, explore the ideas and activities … More