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Dry Ice Potions

science snack

Explore sublimation, phase changes, and the behavior of a gas by making a dry ice potion that you can drink!

total time:

30 minutes

active time:

30 minutes



major equipment:

dry ice

materials include:

  • material list with shopping links

  • printable directions and worksheets

  • troubleshooting tips

  • suggestions for tinkering & extension

for educators

essential question(s):

What is dry ice and how does it work?


- Explain the composition of dry ice
- Describe the phase changes occurring when dry ice interacts with air and liquids
- Explore gas’s behavior

science concepts:

gases, states of matter, phase changes

grade levels:




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