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Fizzy Fun

In this activity, learners test what happens when they put baking power on different frozen liquids. This is a colorful sensory-based activity for young learners to begin exploring chemistry and chemical reactions. Activity includes step-by-step instructions with pictures, an instructional video explaining the experimental process in detail, background info, and suggested questions for caregivers to ask learners. Adult supervision recommended, especially for children under 7 years old.

Quick Guide

Preparation Time:
1 to 2 hours

Learning Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$5 - $10 per group of students

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 11

Resource Types:
Activity, Experiment/Lab Activity


Materials List (per group of students)

  • Liquids: lemon juice, vinegar, water, hand soap, fruit juices
  • Ice tray
  • Freezer
  • Containers (one per liquid): Bowls, cups, or baking tray
  • ½ tablespoon baking soda
  • Food coloring (optional)
  • Science journal or paper and pen (optional)


  • Physical Sciences
    • Chemistry
      • Chemical Reactions
  • The Nature of Science
    • The Scientific Process
      • Asking Questions
      • Conducting Investigations
      • Gathering Data

Informal Categories

  • Food and Cooking
  • Science Festivals Activity


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Access Rights:

  • Free access


Source Collection:

  • Amazeum YOU


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