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Help Save Santa's Sleigh - Science Activity

Added: 20 Oct 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Reference

An easy experiment to complete with student. Preparation involves freezing a sleigh in a block of water. Students need to brainstorm ways in which they can save Christmas by freeing the Sleigh from the block of Ice without breaking the sleigh. Students will learn about melting, freezing and changing of state.

How it maps to the curriculum

SESE Science

Strand: Energy & Forces

Suggestions for use: Show the science problem and allow time for students to brainstorm possible solutions to the problem. Students must then investigate their hypothesis through observing what happens. Teachers should read the blog post as a guide to carrying out the activity.

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  • Asset type: Online Resource
  • Language: English
  • Rights: All rights reserved
  • Cost: No
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