Crowther's Corner

A virtual holiday program with resources and activities to
stay connected and engaged

Back to Crowther's Corner

Kitchen science – gummy bear fun!

With just 3 ingredients: water, salt and gummy bears, we are going to delve into osmosis.

Set up three cups:

  • 1 cup half filled with water,
  • 1 cup half filled with water and 3 tablespoons of salt
  • 1 empty cup

Measure each gummy bear before putting one into each cup and leave for 8-24 hrs.

As you are setting this up think about what is osmosis, the difference between osmosis/diffusion and what each of these principles (hypertonic, isotonic, hypotonic) are and where they apply in this experiment.

Sharing your activity to Social Media? Make sure you tag Brighton Grammar and use #crowtherscorner

Related

14 September 2020

How to Make a Volcano

12 September 2020

Fingerprint Forensics

0.08

Crushing a Can – Science Experiment

7 September 2020

Kindness Jar

6 September 2020

Dropper Painting

6.35

Make Anzac biscuits