Science & Nature

Is It Magic or Is It Science? Fun Experiments with Common Household Items

In this 4-week course, we will use the scientific method to conduct experiments. Students will learn why these seemingly impossible experiments are actually possible!
106 total reviews for this teacher
5 reviews for this class
Completed by 17 learners
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Class

30 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 4 weeks

6-10

year olds

3-6

learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Description

Class Experience

Students will learn to follow the scientific method to conduct experiments.
I have my degree in elementary education. During college, I took several classes on how to teach physics and science, including an honors biology class.
Worksheet will be posted in the classroom before each class.

Week 1: Spear the balloon 
              Materials: Balloon, vegetable oil, wooden skewer, permanent marker, clear tape
Week 2: Keep the paper dry in water
               Materials: Glass, tissue or paper towel, large bowl, food coloring
Week 3: Separate salt and pepper
               Materials: Salt, pepper, plastic spoon, dish cloth, small dish
Week 4: Lift a jar of rice with a chopstick
               Materials: Bag of rice, medium-sized plastic bottle, chopstick or pencil, funnel, spoon or scoop

Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Parental guidance is recommended because of the materials and supplies students will be using.

Teacher

Kimberly MElementary Education Degree (Grades 1-6) and Homeschool Mother / TESOL
106 total reviews
151 completed classes

About Me

Hello! My name is Kimberly. I teach classes that involve hands-on learning and creative projects. I believe that students learn best when they are actively engaged in the lesson. Most of my classes are geared toward preschool and elementary aged... 
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