ScienceXplosion - Series 3
Catalogue Number: GAP776
Producer: GAPC Productions
Grade Level: PreK - 2, 3 - 5
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2019
Running Time: 28:00
Includes the following Eight segments:
Solid as a Liquid (states of matter) - Eric discovers that a liquid can also be a solid and explores the phenomenon called Oobleck. It’s not magic, it’s science… it’s STEM! Educational Gist: The three main states of matter: Solids, liquids and gases.
Sensational Solubles! (solubles/matter) - In this STEM episode Eric discovers that salt is soluble in water. It’s not magic, it’s science! Educational Gist: Understanding what soluble means, and how some substances, but not all, aresoluble in water.
Crunchy Crystals (solutions/crystallization) - In this STEM episode Eric learns how to make delicious, edible, crystals! It’s not magic, it’s science! Educational Gist: Crystals and their unique formation in nature.
A Reflection on Refraction (light) - Right or left? Aha! Trick question... both! Eric learns how refraction changes what we see. It’s not magic, it’s science… it’s STEM! Educational Gist: How the medium through which light passes redirects the light and effects what we see.
Sound-sational! (sound/vibration) - In this STEM episode Eric learns how sound travels and builds a unique musical instrument. Educational Gist: How sound is transmitted through vibrations.
Spy Vision! (light) - Are you a spy on a secret mission? In this STEM episode Eric makes his own periscope! It’s not magic, it’s science! Educational Gist: A periscope uses mirrors to redirect the image of an object to the user’s eye.
Soapy Sailing (surface tension of water) - Eric builds a super cool boat that uses dish soap to propel itself through water. It’s not magic, it’s science… it’s STEM! Educational Gist: Using soap to break the surface tension of water to create motion.
Mission: Mix Impossible! (properties of liquids) - But… what’s a lava lamp? In this STEM episode Eric builds his own groovy lava lamp! It’s not magic, it’s science. Educational Gist: How liquids of different densities react when mixed together. The less dense ones float to the top.
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