Preschool STEAM – Winter Science – Week 3

Exploding Snowballs - Make your own snowballs and watch them fizzle and explode! (not really, Mom!) Items included in your kit: one baggie of baking soda. Items you will need from home: Vinegar, a tall glass, cookie sheet or paper plate Join Ms. Joanne on Facebook LIVE at 10:30 a.m. to hear a story and do the experiment together!  https://www.facebook.com/Benningtonlibrary/ Directions for experiment if you are …

Preschool STEAM – Winter Science – Week 4

Colored Candy Cane Experiment - What happens to the different colored candy canes when you put them in warm water?  Which one loses its color the quickest? Do they melt? Items included in your kit: 3 different colored candy canes. Items you will need from home: 3 clear glasses, warm water. Join Ms. Joanne on Facebook LIVE at 10:30 a.m. to hear a story and …

Preschool STEAM – Winter Science – Week 5

How do penguins stay dry? - Did you know that some penguins stay in the water for as long as 5 months? How do they keep dry? Items included in your kit: Paper penguin, one white crayon. Items needed from home: Water, a spray bottle if you have one or a jar and blue food  coloring. Join Ms. Joanne on Facebook LIVE at 10:30 a.m. …

Preschool STEAM – Winter Science – Week 6

How do polar bears stay warm? - It’s very cold in the arctic! How do polar bears stay warm with all the snow and wind?  Items included in your kit: Shortening. Items you will need from home: a bowl of ice water. Join Ms. Joanne on Facebook LIVE at 10:30 a.m. to hear a story and do the experiment together!  https://www.facebook.com/Benningtonlibrary/ Directions for experiment if …

Preschool STEAM – Winter Science – Week 7

Save the Penguins! - Save the penguins using just salt and ice. Items included in your kit:  4 penguin erasers and salt. Items you will need from home: small bowl or tupperware container, water, spoon or dropper (from previous kits) and food coloring. ** NOTE** Adults will need to freeze the penguins in water in the small container, and have it ready on a plate …