Awesome Free Hovercraft Science Experiment

September 22, 2010

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Looking for a fun science experiment?  Here’s a fun freebie offered by Supercharged Science.  Your kids build a miniature hovercraft out of an old CD and a water bottle – it’s pretty cool.  We’ve tried out a bunch of their freebies, and the kids really enjoy them. 

Why we like them:

  • They usually start with a fun experiment and Aurora Lipper, who does the teaching in the videos, gets the kids immediately involved doing something. 
  • She explains each step so they can follow along even without your help.  (Yay!  Keep a couple kids busy while you’re helping the others)
  • The parts required are usually household items you already have or can get easily.
  • And then she’ll introduce the science part during or after the equipment. 
  • It’s a great way to get the kids excited about science and then slip the teaching in while they’re distracted.

FYI – You do have to type in your email address to get their freebies. (No spam)  They give out a lot of quality, free experiment videos as advertising for their paid options.

What is your favorite homeschool science curriculum?  Share with other readers who are looking for ideas!

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  1. docmisty October 5, 2010 4:36 pm

    Glad you enjoyed it – We’ve been having a lot of fun with her experiment videos!

    Misty

  2. Nancy October 1, 2010 6:05 pm

    Well, this looks like fun! Thanks for sharing this!

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