Image by Meghan Schiereck

Bottle Rocket

Chemistry experiments you can eat. Learn about chemical solutions, acid/base reactions, indicators, pH, and gels.

 

Activities: 

  • Make soda pop and change colours

  • Pull tasty jelly things from a solution

  • Make Polymer Pudding.

Image by Keagan Henman

Cool Blue Light Experiment

Explores chemical reactions that release energy in the form of light - chemiluminescence. Learn about what makes fireflies glow and other interesting aspects of luminescence.

Activities:

  • Make solutions that produce blue light

Image by Tim Zänkert

Elephant Toothpaste Experiment

Create a giant foaming react with just a few ingredients you can make something that looks like foamy toothpaste being squeezed from a tube—but so big that it looks almost fit for an elephant!

Image by Misha Feshchak

Soap Power

Collect data from external sensors that are connected to the micro:bit on web applications.

Send signals and control micro:bit via web application.

 

Areas covered: 

  • Adding internet connectivity to micro:bit

  • The Internet of Things (IoT)

Image by Andrew Palmer

Micro:bit Projects on Acceleration

Understand how the built-in accelerometer of the micro:bit measures force, acceleration and gravity.

Create your own step counter.

Areas covered: 

  • Functions of accelerometer 

  • Logging acceleration data into file

  • Plotting acceleration graph