All the schools in our area are closed today, due to the cold. But that doesn't mean that children can't learn something from it. So, if your kids are home from school, get them off the couch, away from the TV or computer and video games, and let them try a couple of extreme cold experiments if you also live where it's very cold this morning. Homeschoolers, this can be your science lesson for the day : ))
Here are some experiments your children can try.
1. In this photo, I've just thrown hot water into the sub-zero air in Rockford, IL. It instantly turns to snow and vapor. Boys might want to put lukewarm temperature water into their mouths and spray it into the air.
2. If you have any leftover bubbles from last summer, blow them into the air and see what happens.
3. Take a glass or cup of hot water, and one of cold. See which one forms ice first.
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Max Elliot Anderson
Author of action-adventures & mysteries especially for tweens.