Monday, July 22, 2013

Quick Science Experiment Thats Fun for Little Kids

Today the kids and I had fun with some common household stuff to make a fun weather related activity.

This is a quick, easy and inexpensive little experiment, but it demonstrates what happens when too much liquid fills up the clouds. It rains food coloring down to the bottom. Perfect for homeschooling families wanting a quick science lesson.

First you need a small clear glass, regular tap water, some shaving cream and food coloring.

Next fill the glass about 2/3 of the way full of water.

Spray shaving cream on top of the water so it looks like a cloud or mountain on top.

After putting shaving cream on top slowly drip some food coloring (darker colors work better). Watch what happens in the water.

You can continue to add more food coloring - even multiple colors.  See how it changes the colors at the bottom in the water.

Have fun playing with this experiment.

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