Understanding the Effects of Salt on Ice

Young scholars explore the concept of freezing point in an experiment that shows why salt is effective at clearing ice from roadways in the winter. In small groups, they compare the process of making homemade ice cream in plastic bags with and without salt added to the surrounding ice.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning