whoosh bottle

Investigating Phenomena: What Causes the Whoosh?

Carolina Phenomenon

Phenomena-driven science! Phenomena are observable, naturally occurring events that are everywhere and spark student questions and investigations. Ask students to observe the DCI-linked phenomenon in the video and complete the attached student sheet prior to remote learning discussions.

Observations: Carefully watch the woosh bottle video. Gather all the evidence you can from the video, and write down everything you observe.

Generate Questions: What evidence is there of a chemical reaction? What type of reaction is this? What causes the sound? What energy transformations take place?

Research (include sources):

Final Explanation: Use a written explanation, graphic, or flow chart to present your final explanation for the whoosh bottle.

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