So, there’s a story behind this one!
I was looking for something in one of our lab cabinets and a box of effervescing tablets fell out. A third grader saw the box and said,
“Hey, my grandma has these!”
Well, that was heartbreaking- this is a stomach medicine we use at my house! Am I old enough to be a grandma? #yes
Then I had to explain why I had a box in the lab and it involves rockets and it is not an event I do with third graders, but it made me start thinking…. BAM! Brain pop time.
So, here’s a little more background….
“Oh, boy, we are doing real science today!
Can you say Effervescing correctly?
“I predict saliva or some sort of acid will make it faster.”
What is going to happen?
The question to answer was, “What conclusion can be reached by using your testing data?
You can find this little fizzing experiment in my TpT store>>>> CLICK HERE