⁣⁣Lesson Plan: Engage in Fun and Tasty DIY Edible Science Experiments: Learn and Explore Scientific Concepts through Delicious Treats!

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⁣⁣Lesson Plan: Engage in Fun and Tasty DIY Edible Science Experiments: Learn and Explore Scientific Concepts through Delicious Treats!

Grade Level: 3-5

Subject: Science

Objective: Students will explore scientific concepts through hands-on edible experiments, fostering curiosity and understanding.

Materials Needed:
- Various edible items (e.g., fruits, candies, baking ingredients)
- Measuring cups and spoons
- Mixing bowls
- Utensils for mixing and stirring
- Plates or trays
- Safety goggles (optional)


1. Introduction (10 minutes):
- Discuss the importance of scientific exploration and how it can be applied to everyday life.
- Introduce the concept of edible science experiments, highlighting the fun and delicious aspect of learning.

2. Exploring States of Matter (20 minutes):
- Demonstrate how to make homemade ice cream using cream, sugar, and vanilla extract.
- Discuss the process of freezing and the change in states of matter from liquid to solid.
- Allow students to participate in the mixing and stirring process.
- Taste and compare the texture of the homemade ice cream with store-bought ice cream.

3. Investigating Chemical Reactions (20 minutes):
- Provide baking soda, vinegar, and food coloring to each student.
- Instruct them to create mini volcanoes by filling a small container with baking soda and adding vinegar and food coloring to create a foaming eruption.
- Discuss the chemical reaction that occurs between the baking soda and vinegar, producing carbon dioxide gas.
- Encourage students to observe the changes and describe the reaction.

4. Discovering Density (15 minutes):
- Provide different fruits (e.g., orange, apple, grape) and a container filled with water.
- Instruct students to predict which fruits will float and which will sink.
- Allow them to test their predictions by placing the fruits in the water one by one.
- Discuss the concept of density and how it relates to the buoyancy of objects in water.

5. Exploring Food Coloring Diffusion (15 minutes):
- Provide milk, food coloring, and dish soap to each student.
- Instruct them to pour a small amount of milk into a plate or tray.
- Add drops of different food coloring to the milk.
- Demonstrate how adding a drop of dish soap in the center of the plate causes the colors to move and create swirling patterns.
- Discuss the scientific explanation behind this diffusion process.

6. Presentation and Reflection (10 minutes):
- Allow students to share their edible science experiments with the class.
- Ask them to explain the scientific concepts they explored and what they learned from the experiments.
- Encourage discussion and reflection on how science can be fun and delicious.

Common Core Labels Correlations:
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3-5.3: Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a scientific or technical text.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.3-5.4: Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner.

DIY Edible Science Experiments! Fun Things To Do When You're Bored! Science Experiments You Can Do At Home! Hey everyone! Today's video is so much FUN because we are going to be making Easy Edible Science Experiments! This is my favorite video I have made as I've always found Science Experiments to be so interesting! I hope you all love the video! Thank you so much for watching! Gillian xxCLICK HERE to SUBSCRIBE!https://goo.gl/SxkHVBCheck out Karina's Edible Slime!:https://youtu.be/9UsxfZbpDSAKarina's Channel!:https://www.youtube.com/user/TheKarinaBearLet's Be Friends!Instagram: https://instagram.com/gillian_bower/Snapchat: gillianbowerCheck out my previous video! DIY Edible Ice-cream Play-doh!:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9_5sB8ZV1c

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