Virtual Elementary Science: Rainbow in a Jar (Pre-K to Grade 2)

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Program Type:

Science, STEAM

Age Group:

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Allowed Grades: Preschool to 2nd Grade

Program Description


Become a scientist as you conduct experiments with just a few common household materials.

Create a rainbow as you learn about density.

Materials needed:

  1. Approx. 2 cups of warm water 1⁄2 cup measuring cup
  2. 1 Tablespoon measuring spoon 4 small glass jars
  3. Approx. 1 1⁄2 cups of granulated white sugar
  4. Red, blue, yellow and green food coloring
  5. 1 tall thin glass jar
  6. Spoon
  7. Straw

The link for the Zoom Meeting will be sent in an email.  


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