Ivory Soap in Microwave Oven

Unit 2: States of Matter
Lesson 4 of 5

Objective: Students will able to work in groups to determine why ivory soap expands into a puffed structure when heated in a microwave.

Big Idea: Ever seen Ivory Soap after it comes out of the microwave? Most people think it looks like a bowl of fluffy vanilla ice cream. The students' challenge - find out what's happening.

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