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4 Science Experiments in a Jar (Flex)

Practice the scientific method as we complete 4 hands-on science experiments that can all fit in a jar! Experiments Include: Dancing Raisins, Snow Storm, Ocean Layers and Salt Volcano.
Elizabeth McMann
448 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 5 learners
No live meetings
Over 4 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per week

How does aFlexible Schedulecourse work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

Available Times

Pacific Time

Sat Aug 20

Aug 20 - Sep 17 (4 weeks)
Flexible Time
Only 3 spots remaining

Mon Sep 5

Sep 5 - Oct 3 (4 weeks)
Flexible Time
Only 3 spots remaining

Mon Sep 19

Sep 19 - Oct 17 (4 weeks)
Flexible Time
Only 3 spots remaining
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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
Here is a full list of supplies needed for this course. There will also be more detailed lists and ratios in our science journals each week. DANCING RAISINS • One Tall Glass Or Jar (1/3 Of The Way Full Of Water) • Baking Soda • Vinegar • A Handful Of Raisins • A Spoon • A Towel SNOWSTORM IN A JAR • Baby oil (you can use vegetable oil as well but the liquid will be yellow) • White paint • Alka-Seltzer tablets • Clear glass jar (1/4 full of water) • Spoon • Glitter (optional) • Blue food coloring (optional) OCEAN IN A JAR Oil A Clear Jar Blue Food Coloring Corn Syrup Dish Soap Water Rubbing Alcohol SALT VOLCANO • One Tall Glass or Jar (Full of 1 CUP of water) • 1⁄4 Cup Vegetable Oil • Salt (Rock salt works best but table salt will also work) • Food Coloring • Towel (Underneath in case of messes)
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Students may need help purchasing supplies, using a microwave, heating water, using matches/candle, filling in the weekly worksheet as well as completing experiments.


Elizabeth McMann
Lives in the United States
Experienced Teacher and Homeschool Mom of 4
448 total reviews
671 completed classes

About Me

Hello parents and students, 

I encourage learning through enthusiastic engagement. I believe children learn best through curiosity or play. Teaching online has been my passion for six years. I was an online English teacher with VIPKID for over... 
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