Fizzy Balloons - C02 in School

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Carbon dioxide is a very important gas; it is present in the air, used in cooking, and supports plant and animal life. Scholars investigate the properties of carbon dioxide with three different activities. They experience a color change, evaluate the type of gas carbon dioxide, and understand why carbon dioxide is heavy.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Discuss the behavior of carbon dioxide by demonstrating both activities for the class
  • Split the class into small groups and have learners perform the activities to promote inquiry
Classroom Considerations

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  • Easy to complete activities as a quick demonstration or as a longer experiment
  • Has physical science and earth science applications

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