Float an egg

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Learning Framework?

  • Physical
  • Intellectual
  • Emotional
  • Social

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WHAT CHILDREN WILL LEARN

  • Physical - Floating
  • Intellectual - Observing and Comparing
  • Emotional - None
  • Social - None
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Tap water and salt water have different properties. By simply using an egg and observing its behaviour, we can learn something about this humble liquid.
Skill Level
Easy
Suitable for
4-5 years old
Estimated time
< 15 mins
Environment
Indoors

What You Will Need

  • Glass of water
  • Egg
  • Salt
  • Spoon

Step 1

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Gather the materials.

Step 2

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Fill the glass with clean water and put an egg in it. Observe how the egg behaves.

Step 3

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Remove the egg and add salt into the water. With a spoon, stir until it dissolves.

Step 4

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Place the egg back in the water. Observe if there are any changes.

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What happened to the egg and why?

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