Density experiments for 8-12s
Tuesday 10th October 2023: 1-1.50pm (Online STEM)
Learn all about what density is and how we can measure it!
+ Make a stunning density rainbow tower!
+ Watch exciting demonstrations!
+ Explain density with the particle model.
Your home-education journal is already written!
Your booking confirmation will include a digital download containing joining instructions and link, equipment list and 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 help you discuss the learning with your child afterwards.
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.
- A tray or large plate might be a good idea
- 4 beakers or small cups
- Approx. 12 teaspoons of sugar (caster if possible)
- Warm water (take care near electronics, not hot)
- Four different food colourings
- Cloths to hand in case of spills
- A tall narrow transparent container (measuring cylinder, glass, boiling / test tube or similar)
- Pipettes or teaspoons
- Two spoons
- Two identical glasses or beakers of water
- Approx. 3 tablespoons table salt
- Two raw eggs or small tomatoes (these will be edible afterwards)
- Kitchen scales
- Measuring jug (needs markings) of water
- Marker pen
- Pen & paper / whiteboard & pen
Links suggest sources of appropriate resources
What might students need help with?
Students might need help with careful handling of liquids and being slow and gentle as they add their syrup.
Price is for one device (screen) to join for one session.
Upon booking you will receive a digital download (available for one year) with joining instructions and link, equipment list, home-ed journal text and registration form link (for photography consent form and opportunity to let us know any relevant needs),