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Mixtures & Solutions

Hand writing chemical equations

Chemical Equations

Learn about how to write and balance chemical equations.

Heating a liquid over a flame in a lab

Types of Chemical Reactions

Learn about the four main types of chemical reactions.

Colourful liquids and periodic table

Describing and Classifying Matter

Learn about the physical and chemical properties of matter.

Scoop of potting soil

What is Soil?

Learn about soil, soil texture and the various layers of soil.

A variety of lava lamps

Lava Lamps

Lava lamps are very interesting to look at. But they are also interesting examples of buoyancy, heat transfer and solubility!

hand holding soil

What is Inside Soil?

Students develop and apply observing and comparing & contrasting skills as they explore the composition and characteristics of different soils.

Container of flour

Mystery Powders

Students develop and apply observing, predicting and conclusion-making skills to determine the contents of a ‘mystery powder.’

Wooden sieves

Design & Build a Soil Sifter

Students will work collaboratively to design and build a soil sifter that separates soil into three sizes of particles.