Check out this fun demonstration that is classroom safe and shows the effects of a catalyst on a chemical reaction. Discussion topics can include basic chemical reactions, phase changes and catalysts.
Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)*
Disciplinary Core Ideas: PS1.A; PS1.B
Performance Expectations: 2-PS1-4; 2-PS1-3; 5-PS1-1; 5-PS1-4
Cross Cutting Concepts: Cause and Effect; Energy and Matter; Scale, Proportion and Quantity
150mL Hydrogen Peroxide, 3%
30mL Dish Soap
1 Clear Bottle, 8oz
5 Plastic Cups, 5oz
5 Stir Sticks
Developed for grades 2 – 5
WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD
Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.
*”Next Generation Science Standards” is a registered trademark of Achieve. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards was involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.