Do your kids love science? Well, clear your kitchen countertops and get ready because RTÉjr have a science show that will introduce your family to some amazing experiments that you can do at home.

Let’s Find Out is set on the space-ship ‘Curiosity’ - captained by alien puppet Zoom and her trusty assistants, physicist Mark Langtry and biochemist Ciara Murphy. Together they explore questions sent in by children.

Mark enlisted the help of RTÉ's Ray D'Arcy to show kids how to inflate balloons without blowing! Watch them in the video above.

Let's Find Out

What you need to make one fizzy balloon:

  • A small plastic bottle  
  • 100ml vinegar 
  • Food colouring (optional)
  • Small balloon
  • 1 tablespoon of bicarbonate of soda (baking soda)
  • Funnel or piece of paper to get the bicarbonate of soda into the balloon

Let's Find Out is a new science series on RTEjr, co-funded by Science Foundation Ireland. Tune in on RTEjr Monday to Friday at 5.20 and 13.30.