Ed Dancing raisins activities. Lots of fun experiments. I have done this experiment, and seen the entire class become silent out of curiosity. It is a great engagement piece for a lesson, and it can be hands on if you ask for volunteers!
Grow a Lima bean plant in a CD case. Then label it with a paint pen. So clever, A sharpie would work too! I wonder if the super thin case would work as well as the older thick? I think you would have to find a very thin bean!
This would be very easy for kids to participate in. Just buy white carnations and add food coloring to the water in the tubes and watch the flowers change color. this would be very easy for high school and middle school kids.
Lesson for introducing the scientific method.interesting since there are issue with the experiment used in the first lesson in knowatom that introduces the scientific method. The Science Penguin: Skittles and the Scientific Method