This Kitchen Chemistry - Lava Lamp, Elephant Toothpaste activity also includes:
The bigger the better! A hands-on activity has learners explore chemical reactions with large results. They mix chemicals to create the classic elephant toothpaste and a chemical lava lamp. They connect their observations to the concepts of physical and chemical reactions and properties.
- Have pupils use experiments as demonstrations for younger classes
- If showing the video, pause it before the reaction takes place so pupils discover it on their own
- Review safety procedures for working with chemicals
- Fits various grade levels and courses
- Includes both a teacher's guide and video to help prepare for instruction