Understanding the Effects of Salt on Ice

Middle schoolers 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.

6th - 8th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
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Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
1 hr

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