Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Dry ice is soooo cool!

It's so great when your best friend is a Science teacher at TAFE and not only gets to bring home the leftover dry ice - but invites you over to play with it (oh, and Billy too! lol)

Measuring the temperature

Determining the pH

Floating bubbles on a layer of CO2

Add some food colouring & dishwashing liquid and voila - towers of bubbles...


Blowing up a balloon with CO2

Recording and graphing the temperature at 1 min intervals for 10 mins

8 comments:

Butterfly said...

Soooo cool is right!
Thanks for sharing this.
Billy looks like a very intent scientist!

Louise said...

awesome, that is a fabulous opportunity

Wit and Whimsy said...

Fun! We're jealous! :-)

M.J. said...

Awesome! Our co-op is planning to use dry ice to make comets.

libby said...

How fun! We used to go a restaurant that would bring out after dinner chocolates on a bowl of dry ice.

Libby

Suji said...

I agree with the comment that he looks like an intent scientist...exactly what I was going to say :) Sigh, I think I could do with a friend who teaches science and lives close to me too :P

karisma said...

Very cool! Looks like loads of fun! I wanna play too! :-)

An Almost Unschooling Mom said...

This is totally awesome!