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How To : Experiment with dry ice

In this tutorial, we learn how to experiment with dry ice. You can buy dry ice from any grocery store, so grab that and you will also need some soap. After this, grab the dry ice with some thick gloves and set aside. Then, put some hot water inside of a container with some soa ...more

How To : How to Make a Dry Ice Crystal Ball - DadLabs.com

In this video, we learn how to mow to Make a Dry Ice Crystal Ball! This is a fun activity you can do with your kids and that you will enjoy as well. To start, you will need to take some Dawn dish soap that doesn't have soap and isn't anti-bacterial. After this, put this in wat ...more

How To : Make exploding dry ice bubbles

This is a dry ice experiment for Halloween fun with bubbles. Mr Brunner shows us how to grow dry ice bubbles in buckets. This experiment is super easy and very interesting. You need soap, cloth strips and a big bowl. Oh and of course dry ice. This takes a couple of minutes to ...more

How To : Make a metal coin shake and shiver with dry ice

If you have some dry ice, try this cool science experiment out. It's so easy, you have to try it, at least once! You just need a chunk of dry ice and some metal coins, like a half dollar (which is comprised of copper and nickel). When the fifty-cent piece is pressed into a th ...more

How To : Perform multiple dry ice experiments

This video shows how sublimation works. The instructor shows how to mix bubbled water, ice water and dry ice to create dry ice smoke. He is essentially making a hand made fog machine. This task must be done carefully because if the solution is isolated and concealed it will bu ...more

How To : Make a miniature fog machine with dry ice

For great looking fog, you no longer need to go to the local film prop store or Halloween store (which is almost always closed 11 months of the year). You can make your own homemade version of a fog machine. Okay, it's not as strong as a electric-powered fog machine, but if y ...more

How To : Make bubbling acid with ammonia and dry ice

In the mood for a little mad science? In this home-science how-to from Steve Spangler, we learn how to prepare a bubbly, color-changing concoction using water, ammonia, a universal indicator (cabbage juice will do fine), dry ice, gloves and two plastic cups. Now, repeat the pr ...more

How To : Make a simple dry ice bomb

When I was a kid, the 4th of July was my favorite holiday for one simple reason...the joy of making things go BOOM! Somewhere along the line that fun was taken away by politicians. It's time to put the fun back in celebrating freedom. From your friends at America's favorite po ...more

How To : Handle dry ice safely with children

Between "genuine danger" and "raving safety paranoia," there must be some sensible middle ground for dry ice. Dry ice is fun. Watch this video tutorial to figure how to handle it safely. Frostbite isn't the only hazard to be aware of. There's explosions and ingestion dangers, ...more

How To : Explode soda bottles with dry ice & make a spring

In this video Dave Spencer shows you how to make soda bottles explode using dry ice. You will need dry ice pellets plastic soda pop bottles , and gloves (dry ice can be held in your hands but should be kept moving and not held up too long as it can cause severe frost bite). Th ...more

How To : Do a science experiment with dry ice

In this tutorial, Science Bob shows us how to do a science experiment with dry ice. First, take a block of dry ice and place a quarter on top of it. Make sure you are using rubber gloves when you do this, it's dangerous to touch gloves with your bare hands. When you press the ...more

How To : Create fun fog tricks with dry ice

Ahh, it's a real pea souper! Well, it could be if you get your hands on some dry ice and check out these home science experiments. You can make some fun fog tricks if watch this how-to and follow along. Dry ice is as cheap as dirt and very easy to acquire, you can find it for ...more

How To : Do a light blue dry ice smoky eye makeup look

The smoky eye look doesn't need to be dark. This makeup is inspired by blues and dry ice. You'll need Rimmel eye kohl liner, MAC pigments and eyeshadow, Sephora eye liner, and L'oreal mascara. Watch this video makeup application tutorial and learn how to do a light blue dry ic ...more

How To : Set dry ice on fire

Kent Chemistry offers up some of the most exciting chemistry and general science experiments from their lab. Here Mr. Kent illustrates the process of creating fire with dry ice. How does freezing and flame mix? Watch now to see the amazing chemical reaction! This years hallow ...more

How To : Fix a Car Dent with Dry Ice

After seeing many posts online about dry ice removing car dents, we put it to the test. It worked pretty well. The heat versus cold forces the panel of the car to constrict and suck out the dent. This is great for avoiding ridiculous costs of auto paint and auto body repair co ...more

How To : Remove dents from your car with dry ice

Save yourself a trip to the body shop to have small dents removed from your car. Watch this instructional video and learn how you can remove dents and dings from your exterior with dry ice - and without damaging your paint. Hide those dings before anyone notices. Follow along ...more

How To : Use dry ice for halloween special effects

Dr. Diana teaches you how to make fog, a gaseous, bubbly pumpkin for your Halloween Party, and well as other experiments using dry ice. The guests at your Halloween party are really going to love these effects.

How To : Make instant dry ice cream

If you're looking to enjoy some home made ice cream, then this is the video for you. This dessert recipe uses some very simple ingredients and dry ice to create an enjoy homemade ice cream. It's science, and it's never been this delicious. Follow this how-to instructional vide ...more

How To : Make a dry ice punch for Halloween

Halloween is the holiday to get creative. From goulish decorations, to creepy ideas on appetizers (à la "severed cheese fingers"? Search WonderHowTo for that one), to making a bloody shower scene in your bathroom (another one on WonderHowTo: Search "halloween party decor"). I ...more

How To : Kill bed bugs with a dry ice trap

In order to kill bed bugs with a dry ice trap, you will need the following: a dog bowl, a towel, a cooler, a cotton ball, painter's tape, and talc powder. Your goal here is to make a trap for bed bugs. It is a monitor. It is designed to trap hungry bed bugs. This will help yo ...more

How To : Make a magnesium reaction in dry ice

This reaction is between metallic magnesium and carbon dioxide. Magnesium reacts with oxygen in the air to form magnesium oxide, but when the only source of oxygen is from CO2 the reaction becomes much more energetic. The products are white magnesium oxide and black carbon. 2 ...more

How To : Make quarters shiver in dry ice

When a quarter in pushed into dry ice, a strange thing happens. The quarter starts to quiver. It is a normal room temperature quarter. I did nothing to the quarter. This is not a trick but really happens. The evaporating CO2 creates a small air current causing the quarters to ...more

How To : Levitate bubbles using dry ice

Another of my Halloween demonstrations. This simple but amazing video explains how everyday bubbles can float on a magic layer of air. It all has to do with density of air and some dry ice.

How To : Make Homemade "Dry Ice" Ice Cream

In addition to making homemade ice cream in an empty coffee can and ziplock freezer bag, you can also make your own ice cream very quickly by using dry ice. First, place dry ice in a paper bag and smash it by rolling over the bag with a rolling pin, or by breaking it into sma ...more

How To : The 5 Best Dry Ice Party Tricks & Pranks

There's no reason to wait for Halloween to play with dry ice. It definitely creates a creepy fog-like effect when you add a little water to it, but there are some other really cool things you can do wit dry ice. Here are just 5 non-Halloween ways to use dry ice for tricks or p ...more

How To : Make Dry Ice at Home Using a CO2 Fire Extinguisher

Here's how to make dry-ice at home, or wherever you feel like it! All you need is a pillow case, and a CO2 fire extinguisher. Video: . WARNING: Dry Ice is extremely cold! (-78C/-109F) and can cause instant frost-bite to exposed skin. This project should not be attempted withou ...more

How To : Make a Monster Dry Ice Bubble

Sure it's been done before, but it never gets old. There's something magical about dry ice, bubbles, and especially the result you see when they're combined! Video: . For this experiment, I filled a bowl about half full with warm water, and placed a few chunks of dry ice insid ...more

News : Light dry ice on fire

Impossible, right? Ahh, well science says fire and ice can and do coexist. The Science of this experiment:Dry ice at -109ºF, is frozen carbon dioxide (CO2), not water (H2O). Dry ice is also much colder than a freezer ice cube. To be exact it is almost as cold as Earth's cold ...more

News : Will Dry Ice Work for Dent Repair

I have always heard about how dry ice can repair dents. I have been asked this question, so I put it to the test. I got some dry ice on a hot day and even used a hair drier to heat the surface more. Do you think it worked for me? Well, watch the video to find out. Video: . Was ...more

How To : Make a gaseous and bubbling pumpkin

Dr. Diana teaches you how to turn your "hum drum" pumpkin into a gaseous, bubbly pumpkin using dry ice, warm water and soap for your Halloween party. For another tutorial on this same dry ice and pumpkin principle, check out "How To Use dry ice for halloween special effects." ...more

How To : Treat a mosquito bite

Don't let the fear of those red, itchy mosquito bites keep you from enjoying the outdoors this summer. Even if your mosquito repellant doesn't work and you end up getting bitten there are some easy household items that will alleviate any discomfort. Mosquito bites are very co ...more

How To : Remove dust from anything

Dust is everywhere. Here are some novel ways to remove it. You Will Need * A slice of bread * Fabric softener * A car window ice scraper * A vacuum with a soft brush attachment * An old shaving brush, flannel sheets, or a chamois cloth * Two wet socks (optional) * 1 c. warm wa ...more

How To : Eliminate last minute pimples with home remedies

This video is about how to get rid of pimples. It's a nightmare to wake up and discover a big, red pimple right on your face. Here are some tips to help you out. 1. Do not touch, or try to squeeze or pop the pimple. This can cause pain, redness, swelling, and even infection. I ...more

How To : 7 Ways to Make Your Own Cold Packs at Home

Having a store-bought cold pack on the ready is the perfect solution for minor bumps, bruises, sprains, and strains, but why spend money on bright blue ice packs when you can make your own right at home? These homemade cold compresses will give your the same level of pain rel ...more

How To : Clean a Butcher Block Table

A butcher block table (or counter) is a solid, wooden table. Originating in butcher shops (hence the name), this has become a popular household item. Butcher block tables and counters are durable and attractive looking. The downside of butcher block is that the wood is so poro ...more

How To : Create whipped ice cream cone soaps for summer

Need a summertime craft to do with your kids to keep their sundazed, lackadaisical minds occupied for a few moments? Then these ice cream cone soaps are just the thing! Using whipped cream soap and a regular ice cream soap, you can whip up a few scoops of your favorite flavor ...more

News : Frozen Screen of Death

Stuff you need You're gonna need some Dry Ice, a geek/nerd friend or anyone in general who's a complete and utter idiot when it comes to computers, a laptop (prefferably a brand new one), several accomplices and a high-resolution screen shot of this: (It can be any of the di ...more

How To : Make an ice bomb

Pour water into a cast iron bomb. Then bathe the bomb in a dry ice acetone slush. This will cause the reaction. This is to illustrate that the volume of ice is greater than of an equal mass of liquid water.

How To : Properly wash your hands with sanitizer or soap

Hand washing is something you learn from a young age, but how do you know you are doing it correctly? Keeping your hands clean is one of the best things you can do to keep others and yourself healthy. In this tutorial, Memorial Health will teach you the best way to wash your h ...more

How To : Stay Safe When Trick or Treating on Halloween

Halloween has become one of the most popular holidays of the the year in the United States. Retailers even lease out empty retail spaces to put in Halloween stores. People hang Halloween lights on their houses, decorate the front yard and of course there are hundreds of haunt ...more

How To : Make the perfect gin martini

The perfect martini is, in fact, stirred. You can make your own at home, all you need is: 1 chilled martini glass, 2 ounces gin, 1 ounce dry vermouth, 2 dashes orange bitters, cracked ice and a lemon twist for garnish. Make the perfect gin martini. Click through to watch this ...more

How To : Develop film with coffee and washing soda

Give a new look to your photographs! Use coffee! This video tutorial will show you how to develop film with coffee and washing soda, along with a little vitamin C. Developing photos with this so-called "Caffenol" developing, produces pictures lovely, soft-contrast, black-and- ...more

How To : Make a Rebujito spritzer with dry sherry

With just a touch of alcohol, this a cocktail you can drink all day long! It's very easy to make, all you need is half a glass of dry sherry and half a glass of lemon-lime soda. Mix with ice cubes, and garnish with a lemon wedge. Make a Rebujito spritzer with dry sherry. Click ...more

How To : Make potassium nitrate at home

Believe it or not, there are cheap ways to make potassium nitrate for your chemistry experiments. And the key ingredient… "sodium-free" salt. Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make potassium nitrate at home with Dr. Lithium. You already learned how t ...more

How To : Create a PCB with the toner transfer method

Need to make a PCB quick? Well, this video tutorial will show you how to create a PCB with the toner transfer method using photo laser paper. This is an "easy and cheap" way to build PCB (printed circuit board) using the toner transfer method. With many papers tried, photo la ...more

How To : Make and roll pastry for a double crusted pie

Watch this how-to video and learn how to make flawless, homemade pie crust pastry. Also learn how to roll it out for a double crusted pie. Homemade pies will never be the same again with this pie pastry recipe. Ingredients for pie crust: 3 cups (750 mL) all-purpose flour 1/2 ...more

How To : Make a Mermaid Tail Costume

Make your underwater dreams come true by turning yourself into a bona fide swimming mermaid. If mermaids did exist, you would be the perfect candidate to transform into the mythical creature. So check out this video tutorial form Little Orca to learn how to make your own merma ...more

How To : Make TCPO (for making glow sticks)

How to make TCPO or bis(2,4,6-trichlorophenyl) oxalate, used in glow stick reactions. WARNING: This procedure should only be performed by, or under the direct supervision of, an experienced chemist. Please refer to the material safety data sheets of all chemicals for their ha ...more

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