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11 Amazing DIY Ways To Visualize Science

Find inspiration from everyday objects around you. After all, science is in everything! Submit a science or engineering project to the 2016 Google Science Fair. Open for submissions until May 17.

1. Visualize the unique sound waves created by all of your favorite music tracks.

Placing salt on a metal plate that's connected to a tone generator allows you to visualize tonal patterns of varying complexity.

2. Make a simple and elegant motor at home with a battery and a magnet.

3. Make wave dynamics with BBQ skewers and gummy bears.

4. Amaze your party guests by floating a magnet through a copper pipe.

5. Create sculptures with flowing water and audio frequencies.

6. Pour your favorite beverage into an icy slushy with the power of supercooling.

7. Go deeper and get a closer look at your ant farming.

8. Have more fun with your dry ice fog.

9. Bend a beam of light with a laser pointer and a clear bottle.

10. If you've got some sulfur hexafluoride laying around, here's a cool way to trick your friends.

11. Build your own subatomic particle detector.

A sponge, alcohol, and dry ice allow you to visualize the trails created by electrons.

What will spark your scientific exploration? Learn more about this year's Google Science Fair:

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