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Ms. Claudette

Matter Takes Up Space (Dry Paper Underwater Experiment)

Grades: Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade
Subjects: Home Learning, Science, STEAM

Student Instructions

LEARNING OBJECTIVE: I can experiment to determine if air occupies space. INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Tap add to begin the learning engagement. 2. Gather your materials. You will be needing: recycled paper, a clear container, a clear glass, water. 3. Click the link and watch the video on page 3 to guide you in your experiment. 4. We make a hypothesis before doing experiments. A hypothesis is a scientific guess. Tap the mic and make a hypothesis. What do you think will happen to the paper when you place it in the basin of water? 5. EXPERIMENT TIME. 6. What happened to the paper? Is it wet or dry? Why? Record your response in your Science Journal. 7. Post your experiment photo video on page 4. 8. Tap the mic and share your results. 9. Answer the question on page 5, "Does air take up space? " Enjoy!