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Facebook Twitter Science Game Ideas. Fun Kid's Science Games. Math and Science Activities from Jefferson Lab. TEACHER PORTAL - HOMEPAGE 7th & 8th Grade Science. Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab - Educational Science Experiments for Children of all ages (Free science, astronomy, chemistry, physics, and earth science experiments for adults, kids, children, science fair, and K-12 school labs)

Strange Matter: Featured Demonstration. Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream! From: Beth Stadler, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota. I took a recipe from the Rochester MRS University Chapter's "Science Demonstrations Handbook" initially but have tried many varieties since- most popular is "Make your own flavor. " I've found that any tasty mix of cream and/or milk and sugar will work, but of course it is creamier when the ratio is tipped! (A special thanks to Mr. Yanchunas, chemistry teacher at Chardon High School in Ohio, for passing on his enthusiasm for science! Jump to: What you need / Directions / Science to discuss and notice What you need 1 quart (950 ml) heavy cream 1.5 cups (350 ml) sugar 2 cups (475 ml) milk 1 teaspoon (5 ml) vanilla 5 quarts (4.75 L) liquid nitrogen Favorite ice cream additives (Oreo bits, chocolate chips, chocolate syrup, fruit jelly, caramel, mini M&M's, marshmallows, you name it!)

Back to top Directions Blend ingredients. On the Web: Project-Based Science. Disney Planet Challenge. Science. Middle School Lab Activities. Scientific Concept Scavenger Hunt. Test your middle schooler's science knowledge with a science scavenger hunt! The purpose of this science scavenger hunt is to test your child's understanding of science terms and apply these terms to real world objects. What You Need: A copy of the chart below What You Do: No preparation required! By Lori Stewart Lori Stewart is a freelancer specializing in the development of science education materials. Easy Science Experiments. Hands-on science experiments at home or in the classroom are a fun way to engage kids and get them excited about science.

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Today’s sites house hundreds of easy experiments that can be done with supplies that you probably have around the house, or can get at the grocery store. Exploratorium: Science Explorer5 stars"Get messy, get airborne, get loud, get shocked! " San Francisco's Exploratorium hands-on science museum offers a sampler of thirty simple experiments excerpted from two "Science Explorer" books. Elsewhere they provide a hundred more experiments called "snacks" because they are both fun and easy. The Science Snacks are organized by category, or listed alphabetically on a single page (where you can use your browser search function to find something specific.) Middle School Activities. Middle School Science Activities.

Science: Projects for School Age & Middle School. DIET COKE & MENTOS ERUPTION (K- A tested) (Do this outside) This is also known as a Mentos Eruption, Soda Geyser or just Diet Coke and Mentos.This is a reaction between Mentos candy and cola. The experiment involves dropping several Mentos candies (usually 5–8) into a bottle of diet cola resulting in an eruption occurring because of rapidly expanding carbon dioxide bubbles on the surface of the Mentos.

I recently tried this experiment with three of my grandsons (Ages 6, 8,11; See photo) They all loved it! We quickly put the mentos into the Coke. The reaction starts immediately-so be quick! If you want an explanation: There are various theories being debated as to the exact scientific explanation of the phenomenon, many scientists claim that it is a physical reaction and not a chemical one. When Mentos are dropped into soda, the gellan gum and gum arabic of the candy dissolves and breaks the surface tension. 1. (K-A tested) MORE SIMPLE ROCKET LAUNCH... Directions: 1. Middle School Science Resources - List. Cool Science Projects. If you’re looking for some really cool science projects, then you need to explore dry ice. If offers endless possibilities, especially for middle school science fair projects. What is dry ice? Dry ice is solid Carbon Dioxide. At room temperature, Carbon Dioxide is a clear odorless gas.

It is found in the air. Why is it called “dry ice”? When frozen water warms, it turns into liquid water. As dry ice warms, it goes straight from being a solid (dry ice) to a gas (carbon dioxide). A lot of people say, “Instead of melting, dry ice evaporates.” Technically, “evaporation” is when a liquid turns into a gas. When a solid turns into a gas, it is called sublimation. Cool Science Fact: You can't make a snowball on Mars. Under very low air pressure, water ice doesn’t melt, it sublimates, just like dry ice.

On Mars, the air pressure is very low.