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Excellent hands-on science activity for teaching the scientific method. This rainbow milk journal has it all. Background information assists the teacher. Students learn about the kinds of milk, how soap works, and surface tension. NGSS aligned as well as memorable. Students will love the swirling colors in Rainbow Milk. Perfect investigation for a science fair.
Using the scientific method students will investigate the question:
Does the amount fat in milk affect the amount of swirling colors?
This investigation journal meets the
*NGSS 2nd Grade Structure and Properties of Matter 2-PS1-1, 2-PS1-2, K-2-ETS1-3
*NGSS Science and Engineering Practices for Kindergarten-Second Grade.
*NGSS Science and Engineering Practices for Third-Fifth grade.
Teachers will love its’ ease of use and watching the students get excited about science and using higher order thinking skills. Students will love completing the different levels of the independent variable to see what happens. They even get to try and create their own liquid combination.
Perfect for classrooms, homeschooling, science fairs, scout groups, and just for fun.
Included in the 17 Page PDF download:
*Correlation to the *Next Generation Science Standards
*Background information and teacher tips.
*6 page investigation journal
*Exploring Further Activity
Simple Supplies needed. Whole milk, 2% milk, fat-free milk, dish soap, dessert plates, cotton swabs, food coloring, stop watch, other milks and liquids for further exploration.
This investigation is part of a series. This is the 2nd/3rd grade investigation K/1st and 4th/5th grade are also available. Each version is differentiated for abilities and NGSS. The K/1st grade version tests whole milk and fat-free milk. The 2nd/3rd grade journal investigates 3 types of milk. The 4th/5th grade expands the number of trials. They are available individually or in a bundle discount.
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