Happy Pi Day!


In honor of Pi Day, check out these fun experiments!

Saliva Breakdown

Digestion starts when you chew: your saliva contains lots of enzymes that start to break down food before it even hits your stomach! In this experiment, you can find out if your saliva is able to break starch down into glucose!

Saliva Experiment Instructions

Test rube rack holding labeled test tubes with a bottle and pipette.

Engineering a Solar Oven

Harness the energy of the sun to bake your very own creation!  Using a pizza box, create your own solar oven.

Solar Oven Experiment Instructions

Pizza box solar oven.

For more fun at home experiments, check out our Future Engineer page.