Wednesday, 27 May 2020

Our inquiry is heating up!

This week we have continued our exploration of water and things have certainly heated up.

Water can take many different forms but a sometimes it is hard to see the change happening. We tried two different experiments this week by challenging ourselves to turn ice into water and another to catch the steam from a jug on a mirror and see what happens.

We discovered that the hotter we made the ice, the faster it melted into water.

The next day we put water in a jug and predicted what would happen to the water.
Then we carefully placed a mirror over the jug and noticed that water was appearing on the surface of the mirror.

How had the water jumped from the jug to the mirror?

We had a few ideas:

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