Featured in PASCO’s Elementary School Science Teacher Guide
Features 29 inquiry based labs designed for elementary students and coordinated with the standards for life, earth and physical sciences.
Use a temperature sensor to measure the change in temperature as two substances chemically react.
To understand this content, students:
- Observe the properties of matter before and after mixing different materials.
- Identify clues that can be used to determine whether or not a new substance has formed.
- Use a temperature sensor to measure the change in temperature as two substances chemically react.
Sensors / Equipment Used:
Allows students to conduct all three measurements simultaneously and continuously. For use with PASPORT Interfaces.
Beaker half full of water
Steel wool, ~1 g - 2
Beaker - Any size
Cracker on a paper towel
Bowl, big enough to hold water from beaker half full of water
Water - 200 mL
Beaker, 250-mL - 2
Tape - 1 roll
Sugar - 5 g
Alum - 5 g
Ammonia - 30 mL
Tincture of iodine - 15 drops
Cheese - Any amount
Notebook paper - Any amount
Potato slice - Any amount
Paper towel - Several
Steel wool, ~1 g each - 2
Distilled white vinegar with 4 to 8% acidity - 75 mL
Baking soda ~2 g
For Teacher Demonstration:
Beaker half full of water - 2, any size
Effervescent antacid tablet
Table salt - 5 g
The Associated Bundle:
This bundle contains the probeware needed to perform all 25 lab activities in the Elementary School Introductory Science Experiments.