Investigating Glow Stick Brightness: Kindergarten and First Grade Experiment

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Investigate the speed of a chemical reaction using glow sticks. Students will learn about chemiluminescence. Correlates to the *Next Generation Science Standards K-2 Science and Engineering Practices.
Students will follow the scientific method to answer the question:

Does the temperature affect the brightness of a glow stick?

Students will investigate cold and hot water. Easy to follow masters, simple materials, and a great way to get kids excited about science. Use for Halloween or any time of year.

Supplies:

Glow Sticks
Water
Ice
Hot water
Tall glass or Mason jar
Paper towel roll
Clock or stopwatch
Paper towels

By the end of the investigation students will have
*Written a hypothesis
*Recorded detailed observations
*Ranked data
*Created a bar graph.
*Summarized their data
* Explain that heat speeds up chemical reactions.

Included in 16 page digital download
*Correlation to *The Next Generation Science Standards
*Background information with station activity ideas
*6 page Investigation following the Scientific Method
*2 conclusion pages to choose from based on ability.
*Answer Key
*Rubric

Teachers will love its' ease of use and students will have a memorable experience.

This investigation is part of a series. It is also available for 2nd/3rd grade and 4th/5th grade. Same great experiment, but developmentally appropriate for each level. Click links below.

2nd/3rd Grade: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Investigating-the-Brightness-of-Glow-Sticks-2nd-and-3rd-Grade-942411

4th/5th Grade: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/The-Affect-of-Temperature-on-the-Brightness-of-Glowsticks-4th-and-5th-Grade-1914827

Bundle of a 3: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Bundle-Investigating-the-Brightness-of-Glow-Sticks-K-5th-Grade-1914896

Holiday Science Bundle for Kindergarten and First Grade
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Holiday-Science-Investigate-for-Halloween-Valentines-and-St-Patricks-Day-2005057

Thank you for previewing my journal.

Yours in Science,

Kimberly Scott
Total Pages
16
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Teaching Duration
1 hour

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Investigating Glow Stick Brightness:  Kindergarten and Fir
Investigating Glow Stick Brightness:  Kindergarten and Fir
Investigating Glow Stick Brightness:  Kindergarten and Fir
Investigating Glow Stick Brightness:  Kindergarten and Fir