Ice Melting Science Experiment
Source: Cognitive ToyBox
Learn about ice and how it melts. Make multiple ice cubes and place them into different containers. Use a variety of materials on hand to see how fast they melt (salt, cornmeal, flour, water, etc.) Talk about the different reactions to the materials used, add food coloring for a colorful addition.
Recommended Age: 2-3 year olds
Activity Type: Offline Activity
Key Concepts: Classification, Attention Maintenance, Scientific Inquiry
Standards: ATL-REG 4/P-ATL 10, COG 8, COG 9
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