Science & Nature
Floating Marker Man: The Science Behind Insolubility! (Ages 3-6)
In this one-time class we will make a stick man drawn with a dry erase marker float while learning about the science behind insolubility!
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Introductions: We will begin class by introducing ourselves to our fellow scientists. Discussion: How do you think we are going to make this stick figure float? Do other drawings we make with other drawing items like crayons float? Is it possible to make them float? Why or why not? Experiment Set Up: Learners will work with me to set up their experiment. We will first draw a stick man. Then we will test our other figures. Discussion: What is happening to make the stick figure float? Do...
Learners will gain an understanding of insolubility. Learners will improve their science vocabulary. Learners will learn new science vocabulary. Learners will understand how to conduct an experiment and form a hypothesis.
Required Supplies: Dry erase marker Hard flat surface like pie plate (glass or ceramic) works best. It needs to be able to get wet. Fairly warm water Extension Items: Crayons Magic markers Pencil
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Heather Swann: The Queen of Science Experiments
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***UPDATED*** ***NOTE*** To my regular families and any potential future learners. I have had my baby and am currently in the hospital. For this reason on-going classes and one-time classes for the next few days will be temporarily stopping until...