Second grade students frequently study the properties of objects, as well as the many different ways that objects interact with one another, including chemical reactions, physical reactions, and magnetism. Watching these types of interactions typically generates “oohs” and “aahhhs” from second graders. But there's nothing quite like performing the interaction while others observe. In many of these interactions, the science seems almost like magic.
Here's a fun scientific “interaction” that your child can perform using basic materials found in the kitchen. And, as an added bonus, performing it for your family will help to boost your child's confidence, and make your countertops shine!