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A little “hands-on learning” goes a long way

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Hot Ice (Sodium Acetate) Experiment Success

Hot Ice Tower

Sodium Acetate: a chemical compound made by combining acetic acid and sodium bicarbonate, or simply just plain old vinegar and baking soda. It is used as a flavouring ingredient in snack foods and in hand warmers. Chemical formula: CH3COONa.

This is our second attempt at experimenting with sodium acetate (also known as “hot ice”). The aim was to create a tower using a solution of sodium acetate and water. It was a success!

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Annie’s Scare the Dog story

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Jordan’s Polar Bear story

This was done in one of the winter vacation projects. The story and clay figures are Jordan’s work.

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