These astounding “tricks” with the most common gas (air) will inspire children to look for answers that explain what they see.
In Air Bubbles
children capture and release bubbles to discover that gas (air) rises to the surface of water.
shows that air has the power to move a boat.
In Keep Out!
children see that air makes a bubble that keeps out liquid and keeps the paper dry.
Last, in Pop Up
, children push a glass full of air down over a floating wooden shape float below the water line and then popup 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 - 8.
Set includes: Plastic Tank (SC935)Plastic Serving Pitcher (G25) Small glass Clay Toothpicks & dispenser Sail template Shells 6 Paper sheets 6 Wooden shapesFast Food Tray (T180) 2 Sponges Presentation ideas