Reflection: Real World Applications We All Scream For Ice Cream!!! - Section 4: Evaluate



As a child I remember, my mom making homemade ice cream, and I enjoyed eating it. I wanted to create an investigation that allowed my students to be excited about learning and cause them to ask questions and seek their own understanding. I engaged the students in this activity to serve as a real world connector. I wanted them to understand that liquids can change into solids if the temperature is below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. However, 32 degrees Fahrenheit would not be cold enough for the ice cream, so a lot of rock salt was added to lower the temperature.    This investigation was exciting for the students because they saw the liquid turn into ice cream.  I also informed the students that in 1846, Nancy Johnson invented the hand-cranked ice cream churn and that invention made people begin to enjoy the creamy treat.  


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We All Scream For Ice Cream!!!

Unit 9: Learning About Matter
Lesson 9 of 9

Objective: SWBAT experiment with solids and liquids to create a new mixture, ice cream.

Big Idea: Students understand the states of matter. Now they learn that matter can be mixed to create something new. They combine solids and liquids to make creamy ice cream.

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Science, Physical Science, Matter and its Properties, Properties of Matter, matter, Ice cream, solids, liquid, Gases, changes of matter, gas, solids
  45 minutes
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