Discover the Magic of Science through Sarah’s Experiment at Helotes Elementary School

Sarah’s Science Experiments with Dry Ice

Sarah’s Science Experiment at Helotes Elementary School:

As a parent, teacher, or student, don’t miss out on the opportunity to witness science in action! Watch the video of Sarah’s experiment at Helotes Elementary School here. GMSA@9 features Meteorologist Sarah Spivey who conducts demonstrations and explains the science behind them every Wednesday. The program is in partnership with the San Antonio Zoo (Copyright KSAT 2023 – All rights reserved).

Get ready to conduct your own experiments at home with these simple materials:

1. Dry ice (remember to wear gloves when handling)

2. Dry Ice Big Bubble: large bowl, dish soap/water mixture, water, shoe lace or strip of cloth

3. Extinguishing Candle: Tea light, match, Tupperware or small bowl

4. Dry Ice “Instrument”: cups/containers of different sizes/shapes, water, soap

5. Billions of Bubbles: Water, soap

Here are the steps for each experiment:

Dry Ice Big Bubble:

Step 1: Fill a large bowl with water and drop a little dry ice in it.

Step 2: Dip a shoe lace or strip of cloth in a soapy solution and drag it across the bowl. Seal the bowl with soapy water and watch as a big bubble forms with vapor from the dry ice.

Sarah’s Science Experiment at Helotes Elementary School: As a parent, teacher, or student, don’t miss out on the opportunity to witness science in action! Watch the video of Sarah’s experiment at Helotes Elementary School here. GMSA@9 features Meteorologist Sarah Spivey who conducts demonstrations and explains the science behind them every Wednesday. The program is in…

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