Ice Cream In a Bag Science Lesson

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Simply STEAM
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3rd, Homeschool
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20 pages
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I used this as a fun end of year experiment with my students. This was a great activity that everyone enjoyed and was able to participate in. It will definitely be on my list every year.
This was a great resource! Fun learning activity and having the booklet was helpful for assessment Thanks!
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Get hands-on learning with heat transfer! This STEM challenge is perfect for end-of-the-year activities! Learn about conduction with this engaging and delicious ice cream in a bag science lesson! You'll love the step-by-step instructions to make lesson planning easy!

This resource includes: 

✨Step-by-step instructions to be displayed on a board

✨Teacher background

✨5E lesson plan

✨Parent request letter (for supplies)

✨Science experiment sheet (scientific method)

✨Freezing Salt reading passage with comprehension questions

✨STEAM challenge: Illustrate a model

Teachers love this science activity because it integrates science, reading, and writing with hands-on learning! Eating the ice cream is an added bonus!

Here's a blog post about using this in our Heat Energy Unit.

This resource is a perfect addition to 

Heat Energy Reading Passages

Heat Energy Interactive Lapbook

Heat Energy PowerPoints


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Total Pages
20 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.
Construct an argument with evidence that some changes caused by heating or cooling can be reversed and some cannot. Examples of reversible changes could include materials such as water and butter at different temperatures. Examples of irreversible changes could include cooking an egg, freezing a plant leaf, and heating paper.


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