Flushing Pipes – Does it Work? A Simple Science Experiment

Some health departments recommend flushing your pipes before using your tap water.  This is because as water sits idle in pipes, it is possible that it could absorb materials from the plumbing system.  The best way to avoid ingesting any of this contaminated water is to flush the pipes by letting your water run for […]

Which Home Water Purification Method Works Best?

If your water was declared unsafe, what would you do? There are many simple methods that can be used to purify water at home, but which one works best?  For emergency disinfection, the EPA recommends boiling water for one minute or adding bleach to disinfect your water. In this simple experiment, we used Test Assured’s […]

Does Movement in Water Affect Its Composition?

Does Movement in Water Affect Its Composition? Movement is an essential part of a healthy body of water.  In large bodies of water, this is caused by gravity and can be seen as a tide or current.  Smaller bodies of water can be moved by the wind or plant and animal life.  Even your tap […]

Water Experiment: What Is the Best Source of Water Outdoors?

If you were stranded outside with no drinking water, what would you do?  Depending on where you are, you may have many different sources of water, but which one would be the safest to drink?  In this experiment, we’ll be testing a variety of natural water sources to determine which one, if any, would be […]

Whose Mouth is Cleaner – Yours or a Dog’s?

Some people will argue that a dog’s mouth is cleaner than a human’s. We decided to test that theory with Test Assured’s 4 Test Kit Set for Schools and Science Fairs. Our test will compare water samples that have been in contact with human mouths and dog’s mouths. The Test Assured set includes 4 test […]

How Well Does Your Water Filter Work? Experiment For Kids At Home.

Whether you have well water or municipal water, you can never be too certain about what is in your water.  Many people choose to use a water filter to ensure that their water is safe to drink, but how do you know if your water filter is working?  The best way to know what is […]

How Does Adding Milk and Sugar Change a Cup of Tea?

Tea is a popular beverage any time of day. Some people drink it plain, while others add milk and some prefer sugar.  Milk and sugar certainly change the way a cup of tea tastes, but did you ever consider how it may change the composition of what started out as plain water?  Using Test Assured’s […]

What’s in Your Vegetable Water?

Have you ever wondered what’s left behind in the water after you boil vegetables? One way to find out is to test the water using Test Assured’s 4 Test Kit Set for Schools and Science Fairs. This set includes 4 test kits and is appropriate for children in grades three through twelve. Supplies The first […]

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