Looking for a fun and educational experiment that can be conducted using materials from home?

Try our Pykrete Experiment!

 

Materials Science and Engineering is around us every day in everything we see and items we use. From the bricks that are used to build our homes to the engines carrying people into space. 

Pykrete is a composite material - made of cellulose fibres and frozen water with surprising mechanical properties. 

 

Download the Pykrete Experiment instructions and follow along with Jeremy in the videos below to learn about pkyrete. 

Pykrete - Method

Pykrete - Results