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Can You Drink Rainwater – A Science Experiment for Kids

The continental United States gets an average of 30 inches of precipitation each year.  With all of the water falling from the sky, you might be wondering if rainwater is safe to drink.  While using rainwater is a great way to conserve resources, some sources state that rainwater might not be the best source for drinking water. […]

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A Science Experiment for Kids: Testing Homemade Water Filters

This month we have another dirty water science experiment.  Our goal is to test different types of homemade water filters.  Imagine if you had a natural disaster that compromised the local water supply.  This is a real possibility for many people who live in hurricane and storm-prone areas.  In such an emergency, your only source […]

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Fishy Water – A Science Project for Kids

I think the part kids enjoy most about this project is getting to pick out which fishy water they’re going to test.  We took a trip to our local pet store and asked if we could take a few samples from their fish tanks for an experiment.  They were very helpful and explained some of the […]

Dirty Water – A Fun Science Project for Kids

If your kids don’t mind a little dirt, they’re sure to enjoy this easy to perform science project testing dirty water.  The first step is easy. Send the kids outside to collect three different dirt samples.  Maybe scoop up some dirt from a potted plant or a garden area.  Dig up a little bit of […]

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 […]

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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