Les Mineraux. Qu'est ce qu'un fossile? Les enquêtes de la luciole. Gummy Bear Science. My kids had a great time experimenting with gummy bears!
We used the "Black Forest" brand of Gummy Bears - results may vary depending on the brand you use. Here is what happened with the Black Forest gummy bears: Gummy bears do some interesting things when put into different liquids. We wanted to find out what would happen when we put gummy bears into water, salt water, vinegar, and baking soda water. We measured 50 mls of each liquid & added 1 tbsp. of salt or baking soda: Here's what our overnight results look like: We recorded length & mass before & after the experiment.
My students completed a lab report with 2 charts and 2 graphs for data analysis, here are 3 of the 6 pages: All of the gummy bears GREW due to osmosis. You can get the complete lab worksheets for free at my Teachers Pay Teachers store by clicking here. We're still in school here - anyone else? DIY Floam. Mad Science Theme. Pin It It's President's Day so I thought it was the perfect time to do some penny experimenting (Abraham Lincoln is on the penny, after all!).
The Lil Divas LOVE our experiments, so they were instantly intrigued by the idea of performing some experiments with our pennies. This is another fun & easy experiment/observation to do with the kids at home or school. Before you begin: Compare a newer penny to an older one. Ask child why they think the older penny is darker and not as shiny and coppery as the newer penny. I then asked them to tell me how we could clean the dirty pennies. What You Need: old pennies - the older the better! 3 clear cups. Red Bull and Milk Reaction. Spooky Science: A Matter Experiment. I know many of my VA friends are teaching a science unit on Matter now so I want to pass this one along before October is over.
In this experiment, students are using the Scientific Method of Question, Hypothesis, Procedure, Observation and Conclusion to investigate changes in matter. Students worked with a lab partner. Students are given a package of Halloween Gummies and told to pick one out to use in this experiment. Students are then to observe the gummy and record all its physical properties on the lab report below .
(We had spent a couple of days prior to this working on what physical properties were). Here is a student using a magnifying glass to get a closer look. Lab groups placed their gummies in a small cup overnight. The next day, the students got their gummy back and observe changes. They were VERY surprised to see the changes. Students recorded all their observations on the lab report below. Here are the experiment sheets if interested.
I-spy bottle. I’ve seen these all over the internet lately and decided it was time to make one for my kids.
I had this great bottle that had hot chocolate in it that I got at a specialty home store. I thought it would be perfect for this, and it was. I searched the house for small things to put in the bottle, and in no time at all I had a pretty good collection. It’s amazing how much garbage small treasures you can find in your home when you really search. I put this together in no time at all and Kirsten ADORES it. What you’ll need: 1 plastic bottle small items/toys rice hot glue gun. How To Make Erupting Soap. Make a Super Bouncy Ball! Awesome Science Experiments: Make Your Own Bouncing Balls. Time Warp - Water Balloon to the Face.
Reaction en chaine. How to make Science/ Discovery Bottles. The Backyard Mystery Game. ... scientific scavenger - imaginechildhood.com. Mystery... detective work... outdoor play... a prize a the end... this can't be a science lesson.
But it is. Even though school has started for the year, that doesn't mean the outdoor classroom you've been using these past few months is out of commission. On the contrary it is the perfect spot for supplementary "courses" that add a little more of the hands on learning we all need to really process a new subject well... science in particular (although for some lucky people that is their first language). Often the excitement and mystery of scientific pursuits can be lost in the crisp white pages of a 300 page text book, which is exactly why I put together this scientific scavenger hunt.
Not only can it incorporate many of the techniques used in field work (from putting together pot shards, to taking empirical notes on local plants and collecting geological specimens), but it also emphasizes the most important part of the discipline... being a good detective. Compass Measuring tape Glass Jars.