Looking for inexpensive demonstrations to incorporate into your classroom or home? We recognize not everyone has all the materials or funds to repeat all our demonstrations.
In order to make this easier for you, here are 25 demonstrations you can recreate for under $25 each. From learning how to skewer a balloon without popping it to learning about blood types, your students will learn about a variety of STEM areas in hands-on demonstrations using supplies that are likely already in your cabinet!
Read our demonstrations individually below, or watch our full playlist on YouTube. Be careful, though—try these at your own risk.
More demonstrations to try at home or in the classroom!
Demo: 30 seconds
Use a ping pong ball to trap water in a bottle, even when it is turned upside down!
Demo: 3-5 minutes
What sinks, and what floats? Figure out how the amount of sugar affects buoyancy!
Demo: 3-10 minutes
How many nails can you balance on a single nail head?
Demo: 5 minutes
Think like an engineer and work on giving clear directions on how to build your creation!