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Water Drop Exploration


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Water Drop Exploration

In this activity learners will explore how water moves on waxed paper. Learners will use science process skills such as using tools and making observations as they explore surface tension. Activity includes caregiver prompts and extension ideas. This activity is appropriate for ages 0-3 with adult supervision.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

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

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 6

Resource Type:
Activity

Language:
English

Materials List (per group of students)


  • Cups of water
  • Watercolor or food coloring
  • Droppers
  • Toothpicks
  • Waxed paper
  • Straws
  • Masking or painters tape

Subjects


  • Physical Sciences
    • Structure and Properties of Matter

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