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Make kids smart by eating marshmallows! Well, maybe not these marshmallows. But this science experiment help kids learn about the principle of pressure. Using a syringe and the mini-treat, young scientists will see the effects of air compression in a hilarious way.

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Making homemade ice cream is science, right? Sure it is! Get children excited about other experiments through this video playlist of experiments.

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3 easy science experiments for kids to try

It’s really true—science can be fun! Engaging kids with hands-on experiments activates multiple parts of the brain, which means they’re more likely to retain what they’ve learned. Check out three fun and easy science experiments from Nat Geo Kids.