Frequently Purchased Together
- Grow tiny polymer beads to the size of marbles
- Uncover secret messages
- Learn about light refraction
Jelly Marbles Are Not Your Average Marbles!
Just add water and watch these tiny spheres turn into big jelly-like marbles.
Call them what you want – Water Marbles, Water Beads, Clear Spheres, or Jelly Marbles – your audience won’t believe their eyes! Hiding just below the surface of the water are an amazing collection of large, jelly-like marbles that become invisible when submerged in water.
Great for any season!
Having a party in March? The Vanishing Jelly Marbles are Magical Leprechaun Eggs. If your lesson is in the fall around Halloween, these Jelly Marbles are perfect Ghost Droppings or Eggs. The possibilities are as limitless as the human mind.
What does it teach?
From optical illusions and color mixing to centripetal force and physics, you can find a use for every experiment in the series. Each SICK Science kit provides young scientists an opportunity to explore the world around them and engage with the properties that make science so amazing.
“Magically” Uncover a Secret Message With This Jelly Marble Polymer Kit
Teach a captivating lesson about light and polymers when you hide and uncover your own secret message.
What is an Index of Refraction?
Jelly Marbles become invisible due to an identical index of refraction with water. In other words, they vanish like magic! As you’ll see, or don’t see, there’s more to this science experiment than meets the eye.
The Vanishing Jelly Marbles Kit is Also a Great Object Lesson
Don’t just tell your students that the Jelly Marbles will disappear and why, give them some science fun. DON’T FORGET! You’ll receive a URL link and QR code to access the experiment video, as well as an exclusive Take It Further video featuring our own Steve Spangler!
- 20 grams of Jelly Marbles
- 1 plastic pie pan
- 6 – 7 gram vials with lids
- 12 pack of Color Fizzer tablets
- White scoop
- 4 – 9 oz cups
- Experiment and Take It Further videos (URL link and QR code)
- Step-by-step, color activity guide