The Higgs boson is perhaps better known by its nickname: the "God particle." Discovery of God Particle is a major breakthrough in the field of nuclea. The God Particle, I hate that name, using this is giving those religious crazies a nod.
This is a tutorial on how to make an air canon using a balloon and water bottle. You can see how air flies out of the bottle as a vortex by watching the smoke ring that comes out. It is an awesome air canon smoke ring science experiment to show your kid!