We have created many fun and fascinating videos to help you pass the time while learning some real science right at home!
Stop in here at the Kid's Zone often as we continue showing some cool experiments and activities featuring Eric Energy and some special surprise guests.
Eric Energy Kids Zone page featuring science experiments and lessons. We have created many fun and fascinating videos to help you pass the time while learning some natural science right at home! Eric Energy science shows will make your next school assembly or birthday party a success. Eric Energy’s team offers custom science events and parties in the Baltimore, Washington, Pennsylvania, and Virginia areas, including Ellicott City, Columbia, Baltimore City, and Baltimore County.
A simple experiment that explains how raindrops are formed. *
*Always practice safe science
Eric Energy teaches Thrust, Lift, Drag, and Gravity and how they help an airplane fly.
A simple at-home version of the popular experiment. Adult supervision is always required.
A hot experiment uses manganese dioxide and hydrogen peroxide to create an exothermic reaction. If you try this at home, get your parent's permission. Wear safety goggles and protect your skin. Always practice safe science.
A simple experiment using the concept of capillary action. You just need 5 glasses or bowls, a few paper towels, and some food coloring.
This video shows you electricity in action! Using a Tesla Coil, Eric Energy holds the power of lightning right in his hands as he sparks up the room in a very colorful way. The Tesla Coil was invented in 1891 by Nikola Tesla. It turns 120 volts of electricity into 50,000 volts!
You’ll have fun making your little vortex generator (aerodynamic device) out of some handy household items. Once you make your own, you’ll feel the force of air that you’ve generated and can even create some fog rings for fun.
This do-it-yourself home experiment allows you to play with homemade bubbles as you’ve never done before. You can even try juggling them, like Eric’s cool assistant, Max Energy, does right in this video! The skin of a bubble is very fragile. It'll pop easily with grooves in our skin. When a cloth is used, the air is kept between the cloth and the bubble, making it last longer.
Eric Energy and his assistant show you the wonders of Polymer Balls. You'll learn about long-chained molecules and uses for these growing pieces of plastic. You'll also see some cool and easy experiments you can do at home with your polymer balls.