Art & Toys

Hands-On Activities

Test Your Knowledge

  • Crystals
    The special structure of crystals helps make calculators, watches, and fiber optics work.
  • Chemistry and Art
    Chemistry plays a part in many kinds of art!
  • Chemistry and Color
    See how chemistry solves a colorful cartoon caper.
  • Polymers
    Explore how a special class of chemicals can be turned into many useful things.
  • Surface Tension
    Examine some pictures to see how water's attraction to itself can create natural works of art.