Lesson Plan - Get It!
He huffed, and he puffed, and he blew REALLY hard into his balloon!
- Has this ever happened to you?
For some people, it is really easy to blow up a balloon; but for others, it can be a very difficult task.
- What if you could blow up a balloon with almost no effort at all, without even becoming breathless?
- Do you think that's impossible?
You know matter changes from one phase to another through melting and freezing processes.
These types of changes are called physical changes.
- Did you know that sometimes you can mix two different phases of matter and produce a third through a process called chemical change?
Watch Dr. Jo mix a solid and liquid to do something almost unbelievable!
- Who knew a gas could be created by mixing baking soda and vinegar?
You no longer have to worry about becoming breathless the next time you blow up a balloon! Mix some baking soda with vinegar to create carbon dioxide, and voila! You have a new way of blowing up balloons!
Move to the Got It? section for some elephant-size fun!