Glow In The Dark Lava Lamp - Experiment

Teacher Saara, M.Ed - Science Experiments
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Did you know the lava lamp was invented in 1948?! In this hands-on STEM experiment class, students will learn fun facts about lava lamps, scientific vocabulary and then conduct an experiment to make their own glow in the dark lava lamp!

Class experience

US Grade Pre-Kindergarten - 2
Students will learn the scientific method, the history of lava lamps, the steps to create it as well as how it works. 
Homework Offered
Assessments Offered
The teacher will ask comprehension questions to check for understanding and use the experiment as a form of assessment.
Grades Offered
 1 file available upon enrollment
✔️ 2 clear 16 oz plastic cups, glass cups or jars (plastic preferred for safety) ✔️ 1 bottle or 2 cups of tap water ✔️ 4 cups oil (Baby or cooking oil) *If using baby oil, please remove the cap so it be easily poured as it takes a while to squeeze it out of the tiny hole.)* ✔️ 2 food coloring (any colors) ✔️ 2 glow sticks (any two colors) No glow sticks? No problem. Add them in when you get them. ✔️ 4 Alka-Seltzer or Walmart's brand Equate tablets (NOT the gum version) or effervescent tablets. (If not, you may can use baking soda (4 tablespoons) as an alternative, BUT the tablets are preferred for BEST results.) ✔️ 1 Flashlight or phone for a flashlight ✔️ 1 curious kid! =) ***FOR BEST RESULTS, I suggest conducting this experiment in a room where you will be able to make it dark when it’s time to turn off the lights or close curtains/ blinds.*** NO file is needed for class.
Assist your child if needed to pour different materials. 

Meet the teacher

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👋 Hello! I'm Teacher Saara. I've been featured as an EPIC and ACE educator! I have a passion for teaching and I am very excited to teach your learner! I love to cook, swim, travel and conduct experiments! I’m originally from an island in the... 
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per class
Meets once
30 min

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(209)
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Ages 4-9
2-12 learners per class

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