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Mayhill Junior School


Junior School


We Scream for Ice Cream

Science Week 2023

What you will need: 

Full fat milkshake

Small and large zip-lock bags 



And a lot of arm strength. 

We wanted to get the children excited about Science so the Year 4 team thought the best way to do this was to involve food. The children learnt about the chemical reaction between the ice and salt which drew out the energy (heat) from the milkshake, causing the molecules to crystallise resulting in ICE CREAM!. 

It was a very messy morning but enjoyed by all. Especially when they got to taste their experiment. 


Miss Scholes (Science lead) commented on the children's enthusiasm when completing the activity.