Little scientist experiments: dancing raisins
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- Published on Monday, 29 October 2012 08:30
- Last Updated on 07 July 2015
- Monica Costa
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Here is another great scientific experiment for our little scientists. Little scientist Diego called this experiment dancing raisins. He learnt that the fizz in fizzy drink is called carbon dioxide. Carbon dioxide is a gas that creates bubbles.
Tools: tweezers, magnifying glass, beaker
Extras: clear fizzy drink, raisins
Key science concept: the fizz in fizzy drink is called carbon dioxide. Carbon dioxide is a gas that creates bubbles.
What to do:
Check the video to follow the instructions from little scientist.
Tiny bubbles from fizzy drink collect on the raisins and cause the raisins to float to the top. When the bubbles pop, the raisins sink again.
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