- Online STEM
- Summer 1
- Emulsions chemistry: make butter!
Emulsions chemistry: make butter!
Learn all about emulsions chemistry by making butter!
+ Conduct experiments to understand emulsions and make your own butter!
+ Watch exciting demonstrations!
+ The older groups will also learn about colloids, miscibility and hydrophobic and hydrophilic properties
Your home-education journal is already written!
In your booking confirmation email you'll receive a summary of the keywords, key concepts and student activities planned for this session. You can simply copy, paste and adapt it for your home-education journal and use it to support discussions with your child afterwards.
Tuesday 18th April
8-12s group: 1 - 1:50pm (UK GMT)
11-16s group: 2:10 - 3pm (UK GMT)
(Select from the options below).
Equipment (To join an entirely optional practical)
It is a good idea to have a whiteboard or paper, pen, ruler and calculator to hand in each session.
- Double cream (min. 50mL)
- A clean jar (glass or strong plastic)with a tightly-fitting lid
- A few hard, dried beans / peas / popcorn kernels or something similarly sized, hard and non-toxic.
- Two small jars with lids, or boiling tubes with rubber bungs
- Vegetable or olive oil (approx 20mL)
- A few drops of detergent / washing up liquid / liquid soap
- Cloth / wipes in case of spills
- A tray or plate to work on might be a good idea
Links suggest sources of appropriate resources
What might younger students need help with?
Making sure lids are on tightly and taking care not to knock things when shaking jars! They may need help shaking their jars if their arms get tired!
Price is for one device (screen) to join for one session.
Upon booking you will receive a photography consent form and opportunity to let us know about any Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).