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Weather: Fill the cup with water. Put shaving cream on top for a cloud. Explain that when clouds get really heavy with water, it rains! Then put blue food coloring on top of the cloud, and watch it rain.

Creating your own rainstorm...this is so cool! All you need is a clear container, water, shaving cream, food coloring and droppers. Have kids make predictions by drawing what they see and think will happen.

Ocean Zone discovery bottles- fill the bottle with 1/4 water (with blue food coloring) and 3/4 vegetable oil. After the students shake them up, they will notice three distinct areas in their bottle as the oil and water settle. {This is perfect for teaching the zones in the ocean!}

More than 50 science activities for kids... For use with elementary ESL unit on weather. Book - "Clouds". This is a cute activity to not only make your own clouds, but to make the clouds rain! First we filled a clear glass with water and topped it with a shaving cream cloud.Then we dropped food coloring on the top until it started to rain!

Draw a picture with glue, sprinkle salt, dip a paintbrush in water and food coloring and touch it to the will be mesmerized.

Simple volcano science for kids demonstrating how magma breaks through the surface of the earth creating an eruption. All you need is toothpaste, dirt, and an empty container!

Preschool Science - thunderstorm in a cup -Fill the cup half full of water (sky) Add shaving cream (clouds) few drops food coloring (water droplets). Explain as the cloud gets full and heavy the water starts to fall from the sky as rain. concept of lightning by explaining the frozen water in the cloud bumps into each other and causes an electrical charge. Bent paperclips represent lightning.

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Make a Rain Cloud in a Jar

Make a Rain Cloud in a Jar Science for Kids

How to Make Lightning - Two simple science experiments for kids to demonstrate how to make sparks and explain how lightning occurs.

Fun and easy activity for the kids! Make shaving cream rain using shaving cream, water, and food coloring. Check out the photos in the post to see how cool this activity is!

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Air pressure experiment

using air pressure to force an egg into a jar that's too little. You light some matches, drop them in, put the egg on top, and the egg with pop into the jar.


Oobleck: The Dr. Seuss Science Experiment

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