Why Can't You Unscramble an Egg? and Other Not Such Dumb Questions About Matter
By: Vicki Cobb
Review: Why Can't You Unscramble an Egg, helps children explore the nature of matter through a series of questions and experiments. Questions are posed in relationship to the concepts of matter and ideas are provided for hands-on investigations. Extensions of this book might include setting up a mini-laboratory for children to do their own investigations of matter and pose their own questions. Vicki cobb addresses other questions about matter, including why ice cubes float, the weight of air and how wood burns.
Here is a unique opportunity for students to compare three substances commonly known as Glurch, Oobleck, and Slime. Using the following recipes, students can try their own variations of each recipe and record their results.