STEM Unplugged Video
2 minutes

How to Experiment with Pharmaceutical Engineering

  • Engineering
  • STEM


Do you ever wonder how vitamins and pills actually do their job? In this episode of STEM Unplugged, students will learn how engineers design pill casings for medicines to deliver a desired effect in the human body through a step-by-step experiment that can be done at home.

  • Supplies
  • Corn starch
  • Flour
  • Vinegar
  • Vegetable oil
  • Sugar
  • Colored candy
  • Spoons
  • Bowls
  • Timing device (e.g. phone or watch)



Suggested Time

2 minutes