I promised several classes I would put the information for both of these on my blog. We used the ultraviolet bubbles in the Black Light Lab. The floating jellyfish is similar to the squids we used. (See previous post.) You may have called it a Cartesian diver.
Look at the skull Luke found in his owl pellet!
The Plasma Ball is always a fun learning tool. It is a glass globe containing a low-density gas and a central electrode that creates lightning-like streams of light.
Look where I am going this summer! Can’t wait to learn new ways to make science come alive for our students!
In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday and fifth grade’s study of matter, we made oobleck. Oobleck is a Non-Newtonian liquid and it has interesting properties. Vocabulary included viscosity and suspension. Watch this video to learn more about oobleck.
DO NOT PUT OOBLECK DOWN ANY DRAIN!
We also discovered that oobleck is similar to quick sand.