Changing the Freezing Point of Water with Salt
First graders experiment with freezing water with and without salt in order to determine which freezes at a lower temperature. They compare their hypotheses to the actual experimental results.
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Let It Snow! Let It Melt!
Winter weather offers a great opportunity to teach young scientists about the states of matter. This activity-based instructional activity includes a range of learning experiences, from experimenting with the rate at which ice melts to...
Pre-K - 2nd Science CCSS: Adaptable
Weather Patterns and Seasonal Changes
Get your class outside to observe their surroundings with a lesson highlighting weather patterns and seasonal changes. First, learners take a weather walk to survey how the weather affects animals, people, plants, and trees during...
K - 2nd Science CCSS: Adaptable
Play and Freeze - Having Fun Making Ice Cream
Steve Spangler has created a toy that relies on science to make ice cream! He uses a ball with two cylinders inserted. One contains rock salt and water, while the other contains the ice cream ingredients. Once sealed, a family kicks the...
4 mins Pre-K - 3rd Science