Anti-Gravity Galaxy in a Bottle {Pinterest Classroom Project}

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Welcome to my series "Pinterest Classroom Project"! This series is based around my cooking series, "Pinterest Test Kitchen". Every other month, I post four classroom projects or experiments and let all of you vote for one week on which you'd most like to see tested. This month's winner was "Anti-Gravity Galaxy in a Bottle" which was originally created by "One Little Project", click here to view the full post.


What You'll Need:

- Empty long water bottle
- Baby oil
- Glitter
- Purple and blue food dye
- Water


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The Final Product & Review



I found this project to be easy enough that children of any school age could easily do this, with some steps requiring assistance for younger children. My kids really enjoyed watching the bottle come to life as they added each ingredient. They also decided to use gold glitter instead of silver like in the original post, which I found to be just as pretty. The experiment itself did a good job of showing the effects of gravity and it worked well alongside a science lesson plan. I also love the sensory use that this can double as. I highly recommend giving it a try for your class or as a weekend project with your kids. It's easy to make and a great visual to use in teaching.


If you missed our last classroom project, click here to see us make "Cardboard Rocket Ships".


Down in the comments, let me know if you decide to give this project a try.


As always any requests, questions, or comments are greatly appreciated. Talk to you soon!


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