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12 Egg Experiments Every Young Scientist Needs To Try

If coloring Easter eggs isn't your thing.

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1. Make the eggshell disappear to create a naked egg.

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Did you know eggs are mostly water? Teach the little ones about osmosis while vinegar does its magic. You can get the full birthday suit instructions from the Royal Institution and play around with even more household liquids.

You need a full day for the vinegar to work, so be sure to plan ahead. (Warning: It can get a little stinky!)

3. Shrink your naked egg and plump it back up!

After a full day in corn syrup, your egg will look like a gross shriveled version of itself. Plop it back into water and observe it for another day. You'll see it grow as the water passes through its membrane again, and for bonus fun, use a dye.

Watch this explanatory video from the Sci Guys (or get a written version here).