We observed all three states of matter when we watched the life cycle of our snowman. I saw this great idea over at The Frugal Teacher, and it was a huge hit! The kids were so excited when they met our special visitor.
We made observations, measured, and collected our data all day.
You know how the story ends. It is not a happy ending, until...my super scientist came to the conclusion that our new friend will always be floating among us - as a gas!
After observing the three states of matter, we investigated how matter changes with a snow lab. We talked about physical changes and chemical changes, and then we did some exploring with instasnow