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12 June 2021

Exploring Science with Dr. Mary Heneghan

  • Workshop

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

The event is pre-recorded and as such it will be available on our Facebook page on June 12th and in the days following Cruinniú na nÓg. 

Sligo County Library Facebook Page

Online Event

12 Jun 2021

10.00AM - 10.20AM

Age range