The presenters Bernie and Ruben display a number of phenomena such as an ice cube in a beaker of oil and water and ask their panel of experts (Einstein, Pythagoras and The Thinker)to identify what they have seen.
Assumed prior learning
Suggestions for using this resource
- to develop students (Year 6) skills in comparing observations and data to predictions, in sharing ideas and in discussing possible explanations. (Students do the experiment and then watch the video).
- with Year 7 students to develop an understanding of the properties of mixtures such as solutions and suspensions and to develop their skill in distinguishing between them.
Science Squad/Questacon/activities/oil and water