This "Science Snack" is an abbreviated 1-2 day lesson meant for Halloween. Explore sublimation, phase changes, and the behavior of a dry ice by making a potion that you can drink!
Learn what dry ice is and how it behaves in different liquids through prompts and close observations
Make a fun Halloween “potion” while learning about dry ice
Explore how to calculate the density and mass of dry ice fog
Timeline: 1-2 class periods
This Lesson Includes:
- Teacher Lesson Plan with...
- Essential Questions, Objectives, NGSS standards
- Lab Prep Information (Materials, Ingredients, Amazon Lists when appropriate, Tips & Tricks
- Classroom Slides with directions for lesson flow, turn and talk prompts, illustrations and graphics, embedded videos, and whole group reflection questions
- Student Handouts with step-by-step lab directions and other activities
- Video (instructional lab video)
All materials are included in a Google Drive folder.
Note: We mention this multiple times in our lesson plan, but dry ice is NOT safe for consumption. The dry ice is purely for a spooky and dramatic effect and should not be present in any cup or jar that is being drunken out of.