In this lesson it’s up to the children to test whether Willy Wonka’s latest idea could have potentially explosive results, says Sue Martin…
It includes a feast of science-based wonders to spark their imagination and curiosity. There are lots of sweet toothed experiments you could try – like growing your own sugar trees – but in this lesson, children will discover the science behind popping candy, and test whether or not it might have any unexpected side effects.
Students will explore:
- Reversible and irreversible changes to materials and how to apply this knowledge
- Investigative techniques to solve a problem