This demonstration illustrates that air takes space. A deflated balloon is placed inside a plastic bottle. Students will attempt to blow the balloon up. Follow-up with a discussion of reasons why the balloon would not blow up.
In this activity, students will be introduced to the concept of chemical change when they observe the chemical change that occurs between vinegar or lemon juice and heat. Students will write a secret message with vinegar/lemon juice and expose the invisible message when the paper is passed over a heat source.
In this activity, students will be able to visualize, and thus better understand, the vibrations that sound makes through this simple project. They will set up an apparatus made of common materials and use light and a mirror to make sound waves visible.
In this lesson, students will observe and record the amount of work done by marbles rolling down a plane and more fully understand the relationship between potential and kinetic energy.
In this activity, students will investigate and better understand the power of static electricity by using an electrically charged comb to attract things including paper, ping pong balls, and water.
In this lesson, students will examine and repeat the rhythmic patterns that are found in words. They will echo the rhythms through the use of class percussion instruments or clapping.