Science Experiment - Volcano in a Cup

Volcano Science Experiment and Kindergarten Lesson Plan
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While we think this would be a great experiment to try at any point in the year, with schedule uncertainties and limited student attention spans leading up to summer break, we think this could be a fun and engaging end-of-the-year exercise! We found this volcano in a cup experiment over a and, if you can figure out the logistics, we just know your kinders will want to see it again and again!

Supplies You'll Need

  • Fireproof glass container
  • Wax
  • Sand
  • Cold water
  • Heat source

This is a great way to introduce new vocabulary - magma, lava, crater, volcanic ash, etc. - and reinforce other concepts learned throughout the year {i.e. the Earth's layers}, while having fun!

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