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Ice Creamer

Use ice cream to teach about colligative property.
In-Booth Demonstration

In-Booth Demonstration

Physical Science

Physical Science

PreK-5

Elementary School

By using sodium chloride (table salt) to lower the freezing temperature of water below 0° C, the ice and water mixture becomes cold enough to freeze a nondairy creamer solution into ice cream. The activity supports 3-dimensional learning and builds toward the following:

  • NGSS Scientific and Engineering Practice: Planning and Carrying Out Investigations and Constructing Explanations
  • NGSS Core Idea: Physical Science 1: Matter and interactions and PS 3: Energy

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