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It is really important to remember that not all experiments work perfectly or first time.  Sometimes you need to repeat experiments.

Check out this video on how to make a rain cloud in a jar.

What do you think I did wrong?  

This experiment shows part of the water cycle.

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Here are instructions on how to make a rain cloud in a jar.

This week we have been reading the book 'The day the crayons quit.'

Here is a fun experiment you could do with old crayons.  Think about working scientifically:

Do all the colours melt at the same rate?

How could the melting process be sped up?

Will the crayons melt if placed in direct sunlight?  How long will it take for the crayons to melt?

What is the effect of temperature on the crayons?


Observe and describe the changes to crayons when heated and cooled.  


How to melt crayons