Teacher Discovers FerroFluid Alternative That Won't Break the Bank
Jacob discovered that magnetic paint from Aldi makes an acceptable replacement for FerroFluid, yet is 50 times cheaper!
Crafty Australian Dad Builds a Jet-Ski Ride For His Children in the Backyard
During Covid lockdown 2020 Jacob made this fun ride for his kids to help cope with Isolation
South Korean Children's Science Publication
Jacob was featured in a Southern Korean Children's Science Publication and has been invited to go over and do some Science demonstrations on their Television show.
Right This Minute - Learning doesn't have to be boring
August 15th 2019
For Science Week 2019 we launched a GIANT liquid nitrogen rocket. Right This Minute LLC a US internet Based TV show covered the story.
Channel 7 - Australia's Got talent
July 29th 2019
Successfully made it through to the judges auditions on Australia's Got Talent 2019 where I had the privilege of performing a number of fun experiments.
Channel 9 - Today Show - Fourth Appearance
24th December 2018
Channel 9 Today Show - Christmas Eve appearance where I demonstrated my new invention - Christmas Bon Bon's which not only contain toys, but actually turn out to be an actual toy themselves - a toy cup flier.
Channel 10 - Studio 10 Appearance
28th November 2017
Channel 10 - Studio 10 Book Launch with Roxy Jacenko and Natarsha Belling. Lots of fun with smoke vortex cannons and diet coke and liquid nitrogen bottle rockets.
Daily Telegraph - You Tube Star excites kids
Daily Telegraph, January 23rd 2017
Jacob Strickling, creator of the YouTube channel 'Make Science Fun' and author of the book 'Make Science Fun' has been entertaining adults and their children with his Science shows.
Chanel 9 - Today show - Third Appearance
Today Show, 27th December 2016
To promote his book 'Make Science Fun', Jacob Strickling was invited onto the set of the Today Show to do some science.
Channel 9 - Today Show - Second Appearance
The Today Show, July 10th 2016
Jacob appeared on the Today Show in order to help parents do science with their children in the school holidays.
Hope 103.2 - Radio Appearance
Hope 103.2, 19th May 2016
Jacob was invited to do some science experiments on live radio. It was a little crazy but a lot of fun.
Daily Mail - Article - Triple lawnmower and electric gokart hack
Daily Mail, 9th May 2016
Jacob Strickling has lightbulb moment when he is mowing his lawn
The qualified mechanical engineer attaches three lawnmowers to its back
Channel 9 - Today Show - First Appearance
Channel 9, 9th April 2016
On the 9th April 2016, Jacob Strickling appeared on the Weekend Today Show Channel Nine.
He had a five minute slot to do three Science demonstrations for the hosts, Peter Stefanovic and Amelia Adams.
Daily Mail - Article - ‘Let me off!’ Dad makes backyard motorised chair ride for his kids
Daily Mail, 13th April 2016
A father has built a 'chair-spin' ride for his children in their backyard
Jacob Strickling made the machine to teach his kids a science lesson
Daily Mail - Article - Gokart Bin hack to bring out the garbage
Daily Mail, 1st March 2016
Dad Jacob Strickling found a clever way to take out the garbage bins
He modified his daughter's go kart so she could easily transport the bins
Daily Mail - Article - Innovative dad creates a lawn mower that their kids can SKI around the garden
Daily Mail, 16th January 2016
An Australian father has demonstrated that mowing the lawn can be fun
He used old snowboards and a snow mobile to create a 'grass toboggan'
Telegraph - Article - 'Mad scientist' dad creates fire breathing dragon toy and scares his children
The Telegraph, 24th November 2015
Famous 'mad scientist' YouTuber called Jacob has built a remote controlled, fire breathing, smoke blowing dragon and inadvertently knocks his six-year-old son over with it.
Daily Mail - Article - Geeky dad sets fire to his backyard after souping up his son's toy ball blower
DailyMail November 10, 2015
Footage has captured the hilarious moment a science enthusiast's family experiment went wrong and almost burned down a tree.
Daily Mail - Incredible video Shows Australian man known as the 'Mad Scientist' pulling a HUGE worm out of the sand
DailyMail July 21, 2015
A bizarre video has emerged of a man known as the 'Mad Scientist' laughing hysterically as he pulls a huge worm out of the sand and celebrates his catch by kissing the creature.
Yahoo News - Article - Aussie science teacher 'comes clean' with innovative water-treatment system
Yahoo! August 5, 2015
An Australian science teacher is finally coming clean with an innovative water-treatment system that he's been sitting on for more than a decade.
Daily Mail - Article - Can this man TALK to whales? Amazing video shows a pod of the giant animals leaping from the sea after he 'sings' to them through a homemade device
DailyMail July 10, 2015
An Australian larrikin found himself surrounded by a pod of whales after a homemade microphone device he had invented to attract them made quite a splash.