Friday, November 6, 2009

Candy Activity #4- Does it Float?

I have to thank Tati fromWanna Jugar Withmigo and Elise from Inspiration Surrounds, Creativity Abounds for directing me to www.candyexperiments.com. There are a TON of fun science experiments to try at this site. This day we decided to see what types of candy float. I whipped up this simple chart so that we could record the results of our experiment. D can identify the words "sí" and "no" so I had him make an "X" on the appropriate box to indicate if the candy floated or not.

D LOVED this experiment. Interestingly enough, only the Whoppers floated. Click here to find out why.





4 comments:

  1. LOVE this idea! I'll have to see if we still have enough candy left to do this one by the time we get to water in a few days.
    I'd love if you linked this up to my science linky.

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  2. Me encanta!!! gracias por compartirlo!!

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  3. I checked out this site after seeing the comment left in your post about the Halloween candy. Great idea!

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  4. You've got some great candy ideas. The phone one looks really fun, and I love the craft ideas.

    Here's something we've done with candy--give each person 10 of one color, then push some in the middle and have the other person add some more to make a higher number (i.e. I put in 7 and say 10, so the other person adds 3.) Then they take away some of theirs, name a number, and you have to put in the right amount. My daughter and I had a lot of fun with that one.

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