Make crystals and understand the chemistry of dissolving and crystallization, as water is added to then removed from a solution. Separate the components of a solution through chromatography of marker pen ink. Use red cabbage dye to measure the pH of household materials.
Science content (2016 curriculum):
Chemistry: States of Matter, Properties of Materials (K-7)
Chemistry: Atoms, Molecules (3-7)
Chemistry: Physical Changes, Solutions, Mixtures and Separating (2, 4, 5, 6)
Curriculum connection (2005 science topic):
Physical Science: Chemistry (grade 7)