Exploring Science with Dr. Mary Heneghan – Facebook Event

Join Dr. Mary Henegah for an archaeological trek around Sligo.

This pre-recorded event will take place live on our Facebook page on Saturday, 12th of June.

**No Booking Required**

Join Dr. Mary Heneghan from IT Sligo as she showcases fun and interesting science experiments that you can do from the safety of your own home. This educational workshop will be engaging for the whole family! 

Materials needed for each experiment are listed below. 

Invisible soda

  • Coke (full fat)
  • Milk

Floating letters

  • M&M sweets
  • Water
  • Glass bowl/container

Candy rainbow

  • M&M or Skittle sweets
  • Water
  • Glass bowl/container

Colour mixology

  • Clear or white ice cube tray
  • Red, blue and yellow food colouring
  • Water
  • Paint brushes

Soda explosion (homemade geyser)

  • Menthos sweets
  • 2L bottle of Diet Coke
  • 1 sheet of carboard or paper
  • Scissors
  • Toothpick
  • Tape

Red cabbage pH indicator

  • Red cabbage
  • Blender
  • Water
  • Sieve
  • Glass containers (e.g. clean jam jar)
  • Lemon
  • Baking soda