Their hypothesis will be recorded 4 The children will continue to engage in the

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hypothesis will be recorded.4.The children will continue to engage in the experiment until the melted popsicle isevaporated and the frozen popsicle has melted. 5.Ask the students question like; “What happened to the melted popsicle?”, “What happened to the frozen popsicle?”,” Why?”. ”Are there other ways of melting?”Scientific Method3-5Grade level:3rdgradeStandard: S3CS8. Students will understand important features of the process of scientific inquiry.Reasoning:Students will have the opportunity to learn about the scientific method through buoyancy. Students will be presented with the questions “Are cookies buoyant?” and “Will they sink or float in milk?”. It relates to the scientific process of
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inquiry by making the students make observations, create a hypothesis, experiment, analysis data, and come to a conclusion. This activity is simple and fun. Materials:Mini oreosMini chocolate chip cookiesMini vanilla wafer cookiesMini nutter butter cookieSmall clear cups Milk Paper Pencil Activity:Cookies Afloat1.Students will be given 4 cups of the same milk and 4 different cookies; an Oreo, a chocolate chip cookie, a vanilla wafer, and nutter butter cookie. The students will be asked “Which cookie will float, and which one will sink?”. Their hypothesis will be recorded.2.The students will place one type of cookie in each cup of milk, observe and record what is happening. After 60 seconds the students will make a final observation and record it. The students will be asked; “Why did the cookie sink/float? What characteristics do you think each cookie had to make it react the way they did?” The children should come to the conclusion that the chocolate chip cookie sank because it is more dense than the other cookies
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