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Mixing Solids with Liquids with Water

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Learner Outcome Content Learning Strategy

Observe solids and liquids being mixed together.

Organize changes of material through graphing.


change

crystal

dissolve

evaporation

mixture

hypothesis

observation

conclusion


Full Option Science System (FOSS):
Solids and Liquids

Activity 4, Part 1
Students will add water to solids to observe the changes.

Computer:
Students can use a graphing software application (Number Crunchers or Excel) on the computer to organize their observations from the above activity.


Observe liquid and water being mixed together.

layer

mixture


FOSS:
Solids and Liquids

Activity 4, Part 2
Students will add water to other liquids to observe changes.

Extension Activity:
Make an Ocean in a Bottle
pg. 15

Extension Activity:
Make Homemade Salad Dressing
pg. 15


Conduct an investigation to determine if toothpaste is a solid or liquid.


FOSS:
Solids and Liquids

Activity 4, Part 3
Students will test toothpaste to determine if it is a solid or liquid.

Extension Activity:
More Solid and Liquid Investigations
pg. 15

Extension Activity:
Investigation and Creating with Liquids
The Art and Science Connection,
by Kimberly Tolley and Addison Wessley (see FOSS appendix)


Make and explore the properties of Oobleck.


FOSS:
Solids and Liquids

Read:
Bartholomew and the Oobleck,
by Dr. Seuss

Activity:
Make Oobleck or Rubber Blubber
pg. 15

Literature Book:
Horrible Harry and the Green Slime,
by Suzy Kline

Read:
The Quicksand Book,
by Tomie DePaola

Extension Activity:
Mixing Solids with water - please see:
Let's Explore Science: Make it Change
Does it Change in Water?
pp. 12 & 13 (see appendix)

Extension Activity:
More Solid and Liquid Investigations
pg. 15