Good morning Year 5!
I have a couple of experiments for you to try today which builds on your learning about mixtures. Hopefully, you have the bits you need at home already if you’d like to try the experiments- get permission from your parents first though! If you don’t have the ingredients you need, watch the video of the experiment (link below) and explain the science involved instead.
You will explore what happens when you mix particular liquids together. I expect you to investigate this properly, recording your results and observations of what you believe is happening. Take photos as things change and as you monitor the experiments during the day. Write a conclusion explaining what you noticed, and what you found out. Can you explain the science involved using accurate scientific vocabulary?
Add drops of vinegar or orange juice to a small pool of milk and see what happens. You can use a small dish or deep plate for this, and add the drops of vinegar or orange juice one at a time. Observe carefully, and explain what you see happening. Can you explain why it’s happening?
With a small bottle of cola, you can observe something else just as fascinating. But can you explain why?
We look forward to seeing your results and explanations! Send them, and your photos etc to the Year 5 email address. Have fun! firstname.lastname@example.org
The link to the website with the video. Spoiler Alert! If you want to carry out the experiment and see what happens, don’t go to the website before you do as it will tell you what happens!! https://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/invisible-soda/