Density Investigation Activity Density Lab


This tabbed booklet focuses on the physical science concept of density by creating a homemade lava lamp, all while building the reading comprehension skills of the main idea! This would be a wonderful activity to add to the rotation of your science centers.


This product covers:

✓ Terms such as density, expands, dissipates, temperature, carbon dioxide
✓ The causes and effects
✓ How a lava lamp works
✓ Understanding different densities
✓ How density is affected

With This Product You’ll Get:

✓ Review of important vocabulary
✓ Differentiated reading comprehension sheets (LL and HL sheets)
✓ Text-dependent questions that focus on reading skills
✓ Science lab investigation – students create a lava lamp using Alka Seltzer, oil, and water or club soda.
✓ Critical thinking and writing prompt
✓ Teacher and student directions
✓ A Google Slides version so that you can have your students complete it digitally if you prefer!
✓ Tabbed booklet printables- 2 to a page and a larger version 1 per page
✓ Color and B/W versions printing options
✓ Answer keys
… and so much more!

How You Can Use This Product:

✓ As a supplement to an already established program
✓ Science centers or literacy centers
✓ An introduction lesson
✓ Teacher demonstrations
✓ Whole group, small group, partners, or individual work
✓ An integration lesson
✓ Warm-up activities


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