Science Lab Safety FREEBIE First Day of School Activity {BREATHING FIRE MYSTERY}

Grade Levels
6th - 10th
Formats Included
  • PDF
4 pages


Back to school science doesn't have to be boring, and science lab safety procedures have never been so hot! This lab demonstration is not for the faint of heart.

***Disclaimer: Please get administrative approval prior to doing this demo if you have safety concerns. This is meant to be a demonstration only, and students should not attempt this on their own. I am not responsible for any damages you or your students may cause.***

Make sure your students never forget lab rules and literally BREATHE FIRE to prove your point as students solve this science mystery! Perfect activity and demo for the first day of school in upper elementary, middle school and high school. I use this with my 5th and 6th graders, but it would definitely work for older students. Your students will LOVE this.

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I promise your students will never forget this lab demonstration. I have students come back that have graduated high school, and it's pretty much all they talk about. Always GO BIG the first week of school and win your students interest early...while you still have the energy.

Objective: Students will solve a mystery to explore lab safety and the physical properties of matter with this fire breathing mystery, demo and activity sheet set.

What's Included:

Breathing Fire Mystery Worksheets (2)

Activity and Demo Instructions

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Total Pages
4 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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