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In this 3-5 day lesson, students explore the importance of air in ice cream by analyzing the amount of air in different ice cream samples and comparing methods of adding air in an easy no-churn ice cream lab.


Grades: 5-8


This Lesson Includes:

  • Teacher Lesson Plan with Essential Questions, Objectives, and NGSS standards, Lab Preparation (Materials, Ingredients, Amazon Lists when appropriate, and Tips & Tricks) and day-by-day lesson plans
  • 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
  • Videos: an instructional lab video


All materials are included in the Google Drive folder

Ice Cream, Air & Density

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