Watching Crystals Grow

Amazing science can sometimes happen right before your eyes! The class gets cozy as they watch crystals grow. They use Epsom salts, rocks, and food coloring to create crystals. They'll observe the entire process, documenting every step of the way. The lesson includes some very good questions to spur on the inquiry process. 

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
5 days
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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Technology
Scientific Equipment
Year
2012