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Science & Engineering
Mal Dizzee

Mal Dizzee is all about making the world a better place. He's got an idea up his sleeve for you to help out!

Animation & Design
Coco & Co

When there are so many different things to include in a stop motion movie, Coco and Boh, really wanna know, if you can show... Basically, they wanna see you put your brain to the test and make a movie with some very specific, alphabet-related details!
 

Freestyle
Parehe

They say a baby is born every minute! That's a lot of babies! Parehe wants to know just how many people the earth will have on it in the future!

Science & Engineering
Coco & Co

We aren't quite sure why Boh Boh is trying to snap a handful of popsicle sticks... but she has a question for you that will put your physics knowledge to the test!

Science & Engineering
Oopsie Daisy

Bang, bang, rumble! Lightning can be frightening, but it's also quite extraordinary! Oopsie Daisy wants to know how it happens!

Animation & Design
Oopsie Daisy

At Mind Lab Kids we are all about cool videos! Oopsie Daisy has mashed up some of our favourite techniques and has an epic challenge for you!

Science & Engineering
Parehe

Do you think you know how to make bubbles that don't pop, but BOUNCE? Parehe can show you how!

You will need:
- Bubble mixture (or make your own)
- A straw
- A woollen sock or glove

Parehe

There are so many ways to greet each other. Parehe wants you to share your language with her!

Science & Engineering
Mal Dizzee

Mal Dizzee has been baking up a storm in his kitchen, and has come across a problem when he's mixing the oil and water... can you help him figure out why this keeps happening?

Science & Engineering
Parehe

Things always look distorted underwater, but Parehe found a way to flip images around! Take a look at this awesome experiment and reveal the hidden message!

Electronic Engineering
Science & Engineering
Nora Carrot

Ever wondered why wires have positive and negative ends? Does that mean one side is happy and one is sad? Help Nora Carrot suss this out!

Electronic Engineering
Viking Rich

Create a simple portable phone charger that uses 4 aa batteries

Equipment:

- Old USB data cable/Charging cable
- Wire cutter & stripper
- 4 x AA Batteries & 4-battery-battery-pack
- Voltage regulator - IC - 7805

This challenge require some soldering/wiring and may need adult supervision.

--------------------------Steps:--------------------------

**Step 1:**
Prep the USB Cable, Cut it about 15cm from the end you want to use. Strip the end. Use only the red and black wires.

Science & Engineering
Oopsie Daisy

Oopsie Daisy loves to dye her hair, but she's confused about how the chemicals that she uses, can be used for cleaning too. Help her knowledge shine!

Electronic Engineering
Science & Engineering
Haribobo

Haribobo noticed something when he was looking through the computer systems throughout time... they all seem to have something in common. Can you help him figure out what the little round battery does?

Science & Engineering
Parehe

Parehe loves eggs, whether she's eating them or eggs-perimenting with them. One thing she can't figure out is how they can float... can you egg-splain this phenomenon? 

Science & Engineering
Oopsie Daisy

Oopsie Daisy loves going to the movies. Nothing beats the smell of popcorn. She wants to know, what makes it pop?

Electronic Engineering
Freestyle
Parehe
Lightbox

It happens all the time so Parehe wants to know why our eyes look red in photos? 

What do you think? Let us know how you think this happens. Post your video response now!

Science & Engineering
Mal Dizzee
Lightbox

Ever wondered how to create top quality photos to show off your stuff? Mal Dizzee has a phototastic challenge just for you!

This one requires some skillful cutting with a craft knife or scissors, so make sure you get an adult to help you out!

Electronic Engineering
Oopsie Daisy

Ever wondered how your photos and videos actually got there in the first place? How does the world fit into tiny memory cards? Oopsie Daisy's mind is blown!

Science & Engineering
Oopsie Daisy

Oopsie Daisy has stopped putting salt on her fish and chips lately, but it's got her wondering if the fishes live and breath in the salt water maybe putting more salt on the fish it can help bring her fishes back to life... let's see what happens.

Freestyle
Nora Carrot

Nora Carrot was celebrating her friend's birthday the other day... but when one of the children ate some of the birthday cake, he started to turn red and itchy! What was happening to him?

Freestyle
Coco & Co

Here at MLK we know that some challenges may contain items that you may not have at home... and so, Coco and Boh are putting your initiative to the test and ask the question, what alternative equipment can you come up with?!

Science & Engineering
Nora Carrot

Nora Carrot saw the moon in the sky during the daytime, even though she thought the moon only comes out at night! Can you explain why sometimes we see the moon during the day?

Science & Engineering
Viking Rich

Viking Rich's friend told him that he keeps some plants in his home made terrarium... but they don't need any food or water to live! How does this bizarre phenomenon work?! Help a Viking out!

Science & Engineering
Parehe

We all know that light comes from the sunshine! When it's bright outside, everything is beautiful and bold! But the question rattling Parehe is, where, oh where, does the darkness come from?

Science & Engineering
Pineapple Eros

Pineapple Eros and Viking Rich were on their Sunday stroll when they looked up and spotted the most beautiful rainbow in the sky. But neither of them knew how it got there!! They want to know if you do, and can help them out??

Science & Engineering
Pineapple Eros

Pineapple Eros has a fun challenge for you! Who knew you could make a super fast racing car from just a few simple things?!

Science & Engineering
Viking Rich

Viking Rich loves his pet...sourdough? He needs to feed it every day so it can turn into delicious sourdough bread. Can you explain what is happening to the dough?

Robotics
Science & Engineering
Haribobo

Haribobo was hanging out at a party one time, and he noticed how the fairy lights were changing colour... how does that work?

Coding
Robotics
Oopsie Daisy

Robots are slowly taking over the world! Get your inside look at how to programme a basic Mbot with Oopsie Daisy - and keep up before they take you over too!

Science & Engineering
Professor D

Can you help Professor D figure out why his hair is so attracted to balloons?!

Electronic Engineering
Haribobo

 Back in the day (like, before you were born!), computers were GINORMOUS... but they couldn't really do that much stuff. And now, computers are really small, but they can do so much more! How is this possible?

Science & Engineering
Oopsie Daisy

There's nothing quite like a sweet treat, right? Well, Oopsie Daisy is a bit confused because when she was making a cake, the recipe said to add salt!! What's that all about?

Science & Engineering
Parehe

 Parehe loves eggs - especially doing egg-speriments with them! This one will draw you right in... to a jar!

 

 

Science & Engineering
Oopsie Daisy

We've all used one without realising... the good old remote controller! Oopsie Daisy wants to know, just HOW does the infrared sensor work? (Aaaaand... what is an infrared sensor?)

Freestyle
Parehe

Parehe hates seeing things go to waste! She wants to challenge you to invent something new out of something old!

Electronic Engineering
Haribobo

We've all been there... one minute you're playing away on your device, the next minute BOOM, IT DIES ON YOU! Can anyone explain why batteries can't last forever?

Science & Engineering
Nora Carrot

Nora Carrot heard that something amazing happens when lightning strikes sand! Can you tell her what it might be?

Mal Dizzee
Nora Carrot

Mal Dizzee's knee is being silly! Why does it bounce when it is tapped? Can you explain why Mal Dizzee's knee is being bouncy??

Viking Rich

Viking Rich has slowly started to notice that all his favourite snow animals fur is white, why is that? is black or brown not as warm for them? Help Viking Rich out by letting him know why this is..

Parehe

Parehe loves cooking! One of her favourite ingredients to use is onion... but, for some reason, every time she cuts them up, she starts crying! Why???

Electronic Engineering
Science & Engineering
Viking Rich

Viking Rich is needing to get some electricity to power his light bulb, but it doesn't seem to be lighting up ... can you help make the perfect experiment to make enough electricity to power a bulb and help Viking Rich out?

3D Design & Printing
Parehe

Parehe loves to mix science and crafts together! Watch as this time things spiral out of control! (Well, not quite, but it's super crazy!) Can you figure out what is going on in this ex-spiral-ment?

 

Freestyle
Mal Dizzee

Mal Dizzee is getting bizzee making something fizzee! He has the perfect relaxation treat for you to give to Mum, or a special lady in your life on Mothers day. Let's get messy!

Freestyle
Science & Engineering
Professor D

Professor D needs some new jams for in his lab. He's challenging you to come up with some cool beats with some of the random stuff laying around at home that you don't use. Are you up for the challenge?

Freestyle
Science & Engineering
Haribobo

We've all probably got stuff lying around that we don't know what to do with! Haribobo challenges you to make something extra fantastic with a some unlikely things...

Animation & Design
Oopsie Daisy

Movie-making is one thing... but movie-making with NO DIALOGUE, (that's right, gotta keep things hush hush!), is a whoooole other level. Can you take on Oopsie Daisy's challenge, without saying a word?

Science & Engineering
Nora Carrot

Why does water look blue in a swimming pool but clear when you splash it? Nora Carrot and Mal Dizzee want to know what colour water is! 

Science & Engineering
Parehe