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Science Experiments! Explore the Scientific Method With Fun, Hands-On Activities

Christine Santos LLC
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In this ongoing class, we will explore the scientific method with fun, hands-on activities

Class experience

US Grade 1 - 4
This class is taught in English.
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Week of Feb 5 - Clean Pennies
6 pennies
paper towels
6 plastic cups
1 marker
vinegar, salt, coke, apple juice, orange juice

Week of Feb 12 - Rainbow in a Glass
A mug
5 separate cups
A Tablespoon
A clear glass
A dropper or pipette

Week of Feb 19 - Snow Globe
An Empty Jar and Lid
White Glitter
Small Animal Toys, Houses, or Trees to Decorate Snow Globe

Week of Feb 26 - Storm in a Glass
Shaving cream
A large glass
Food coloring
A spoon

Week of March 4 - Home Made Play Dough
3 cups of flour
1 ½ cups of salt
6 tsp cream of tartar
3 tbsp of oil
3 cups of water

Week of March 11  - OFF

Week of March 18 - Milk Art
A bowl
½ cup of milk
Dish soap
Cotton swab
Food Coloring, more than one color
Pepper (optional)
Sheet of paper

Week of March 25  - Sizzlin' Snowballs
1/3 cup baking soda per snowball
1 1/2 tablespoons vinegar per snowball

Week of April 1 - Cool Crystals
¼ cup Epsom salt
¼ cup hot water
Food coloring
A cup
A plate
Optional: a small jar

Week of April 8  - Paper Bridge
30 coins (pennies, nickels, etc.) 
2 plastic cups
piece of construction paper.

Week of April 15 - Lava Lamp 
Vegetable oil
food coloring
Alka Seltzer tablets

Week of April 22 - Pencil in Water Bag
8 sharpened pencils
plastic bag

Week of April 29  - Dancing Raisins

Week of May 6 - Fireworks in a Jar
An empty jar
drops of food coloring
warm water
3 tablespoons of vegetable oil

Week of May 13 - Density Tower
Various liquids of different densities (water, oil, honey, syrup)
food coloring
tall clear glass or plastic container
small objects like a grape or a cherry tomato

Week of May 20 - Solar Oven
Cardboard box
aluminum foil
plastic wrap
black construction paper

Week of May 27 - Water Filtration Experiment
Plastic bottles
cotton balls
coffee filters
dirty water or water mixed with different contaminants

Week of June 3 - Candy Chromatography
Different colored candies with dye coatings (like Skittles or M&Ms)
coffee filters 
small cups or bowls

Week of June 10 – Gummy Bear Osmosis
Gummy bears
measuring cups

Week of June 17 - Sink or Float
Various small objects (e.g., coin, paperclip, cork, plastic toy, button)
basin or tub filled with water

Week of June 24 - Make Your Own Butter
Heavy cream
small jar with a lid
salt (optional)

Week of July 1 - Magic Milk Experiment
dish soap
food coloring
shallow dish or plate.

Week of July 8 - Rainbow Walking Water
food coloring (red, blue, yellow)
paper towels
three small cup
 optional: clear glass

Week of July 15 - OFF

Week of July 22 - Marshmallow Tower Challenge
ruler (optional).

Week of July 29 - Exploring Surface Tension with Black Pepper
Black pepper
 a plate or bowl
liquid soap. 

Week of August 5 - Tie-Dye Shirt
White t-shirt
some rubber bands

Week of August 12 - Sugar Water Rainbows
Colorings (preferably in rainbow colors including red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple) 
a clear straw
6 cups

Week of August 19  - Painted Nature
Fill a bag with interesting sticks, leaves, rocks, twigs, pebbles, and anything else you can find.
Next, bring them to class to closely observe and paint them.

Week of August 26 - Floating Eggs
2 Eggs
2 tall drinking glasses.

It is recommended that parents stay near by in case learners need any supervision. 

All experiments will be safe. 

Detailed supply lists will be provided in the classroom each week with plenty of time for parents to review and decide if the supplies are allergy safe for their children. 

If parents with children who have allergies would like to check the ingredients before they enroll, message the teacher and you will get a prompt response. 
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Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(427)
Welcome to Christine Santos LLC. 

Our Approach
We take a holistic approach to education, focusing not only on academic achievement but also on personal growth and development. Our educators work closely with students to help them develop the... 
Group Class


1x per week
30 min

Completed by 14 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 8-10
1-4 learners per class

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