Float an Egg

by Rajesperi

#Scienceofplay52

Tap water and salt water have different properties. By simply using an egg and observing its behaviour, we can learn something about this humble liquid.

Skill Level: Easy

Suitable For: 4-5 years old

Estimated Time: < 15 mins

Environment: Indoors

Float an Egg

Learning Framework

  • Physical - Floating

  • Intellectual - Observing and Comparing

  • Emotional - None

  • Social - None

Materials

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Step 1

Fill the glass with clean water and put an egg in it. Observe how the egg behaves.

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Step 3

Place the egg back in the water. Observe if there are any changes.

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  • Glass of water

  • Egg

  • Salt

  • Spoon

Step 2

Remove the egg and add salt into the water. With a spoon, stir until it dissolves.

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