13 Cold Weather Experiments You Can Do At Home

How cold is Minnesota? Cold enough that one man has dedicated a YouTube channel to winter antics that exploit the frigid air for fun experiments. Nathan Ziegler, the Upper School Principal at Hope Academy in Minneapolis, has parlayed his curiosity about the cold into a successful series of videos. Watch the fun that can happen at 20º below zero.

Frozen Trampoline

Pounding a Nail with a Frozen Banana

Shooting A Super Soaker in the Cold

Blowing Frozen Bubbles

Breaking A Frozen T-Shirt

How to Build an Igloo (Snow Cave or Quinzhee)

Sledding on a Frozen Towel

Watermelon Bowling

How to Make an Instant Slurpee

Snowman Piñata

Frozen Hair

Sean McCoy

Editorial Director Sean McCoy is a life-long outdoorsman who grew up hunting and fishing central Wisconsin forests and lakes. He joined GearJunkie after a 10-year stint as a newspaperman in the Caribbean, where he learned sailing and wooden-boat repair. Based in GearJunkie's Denver office, McCoy is an avid trail runner, camper, hunter, angler, mountain biker, skier, and beer tester.