experiMENTALS: Magic potion

Primary KLA:
Science and Technology
Secondary KLA:
Educational levels:
Year 5, Year 6, Year 7, Year 8


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This resource contains a materials and instruction list and brief explanation for students about the process of dropping dry ice into food coloured water. Safety regulations should be checked and followed.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(ST3-12MW) identifies the observable properties of solids, liquids and gases, and that changes made to materials are reversible or irreversible

(SC4-16CW) describes the observed properties and behaviour of matter, using scientific models and theories about the motion and arrangement of particles

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSSU095) Changes to materials can be reversible, such as melting, freezing, evaporating; or irreversible, such as burning and rusting

(ACSSU151) The properties of the different states of matter can be explained in terms of the motion and arrangement of particles

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Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
Carbon dioxide
File type:
ABC - eXperiMentals
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Date created:
Tuesday, 9 March 2010

Resource ID: 7b85b0ed-8dcf-4b5e-8555-76a8b94725f4