Science & Nature

Science Experiment With Scientist Ruth ~ Foaming Lemons (Ages 4-8)

In this one time science class, children explore chemcical reactions by making fruit fizz!
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45 minutes

per class

Meets once


year olds


learners per class

per learner

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Class Experience

How to make a lemon fizz and foam.
Why this reaction happens.
What a chemical reaction is.
An overview of acid-alkali reactions.
Making observations.
How to conduct an experiment carefully.
Science can be really fun.
no homework is set, although ideas for extension activities will be discussed.
a large lemon,
baking soda (or sodium bicarbonate or bocarbonate of soda),
a spoon,
a fork,
a knife to cut the lemon,
a bowl,
wash-up liquid,
tray to work on,
access to a sink,
at least one other citrus fruit.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Please help chop the ends on the lemon.
Please be near you child during the class.


About Me

Hello! I am Ruth and I love to teach and have fun with science.

I am a qualified teacher in the UK and a Biomedical Scientist in clinical pathology for the NHS....yes that's right, I am a "real" scientist and a qualified teacher, teaching... 
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