The guiding questions for this activity are,“How does ice cream freeze and why does it melt?” In this activity, students make ice cream which is a fun but messy event. While making the ice cream, they can observe a phase change of a liquid freezing and changing into a solid! The detailed science behind the activity explains the three states—solids, liquids, and gases. Before beginning this activity, we recommend you read Chapters 9 and 10 which are in this book selection. Chapter 9 is an overview of the section and introduces the format used to present ideas for Family Science Night activities. Chapter 10 explains that these activities are what they call novice level. A materials list, references, safety notes, standards, and teacher background information are provided. This book selection also includes the Table of Contents, Preface, Acknowledgments, About the Authors, Introduction, and Index.
Type Book ChapterPub Date 2/11/2019Pages 34