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Borax Ornament Lab - Borax Crystals and Snowflakes Lesson

Grade Levels
5th - 7th, Homeschool
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Fun and educational, this holiday or winter science lab is perfect for reviewing or introducing the concepts of solutions and saturation. Students learn about supersaturated solutions while making beautiful crystal ornaments to take home!

Included in this resource:

-Teacher instructions and materials list (all materials are inexpensive and easy to find in a grocery store)

-Student worksheet on solutions, solute, solvent, and supersaturated solutions

-Answer key to student worksheet

-Snowflake maze and dot-to-dot for students to complete while waiting

-Parent information cards to send home with completed ornaments

*Note: This activity takes about 30-40 minutes to set-up, then must cool overnight.

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Total Pages
4 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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