These astounding “tricks” with the most common gas (air) will inspire children to look for answers that explain what they see.
Children capture Air Bubbles
and release them to discover that gas (air) rises to the surface of water.
demonstrates that air has the power to move a boat.
Air makes a bubble that will Keep Out
liquid—and keep a piece of paper dry under water!
Last, children push a glass full of air down over a floating wooden shape to make the shape float below the water line and Pop Up
to the surface when the glass is removed.
This set corresponds to four activities from Montessorian Meg Fedorowicz’s comprehensive guide to hands-on classroom physics, Nurturing the Young Scientist
. It’s never been easier to give children foundational science experiences that they can draw upon throughout their lives! Ages 3 to 8.
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