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What's the Matter?

Mrs. McCutcheon’s second grade class went on a field trip to Discovery Place recently. As part of the experience, the children were able to participate in a class on matter.

The children were immersed in hands-on learning through a variety of experiments.
The experiments involved all three states of matter. A highlight of the matter class was when the instructor took liquid nitrogen (negative 300+ degrees) and poured it onto the carpet and watching it quickly evaporate.


We also enjoyed the other exhibits and many of our students got to pet a ball python snake. It was a productive and fun filled learning day!

 

Written by: Kim, McCutcheon, Second Grade Teacher
Posted: Nov 04, 2014 by Marni Menkin

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