Frozen Sea Science Experiment
You will need:
Selection of small plastic sea creature toys
In your Busy Book draw a picture of the bowl and the animals when they come out of the freezer and answer the following questions:
Where is the ice?
Is there any water for the sea creatures to live in?
What would happen to the sea creatures if ice didn’t float?
The Science Behind the Experiment – A Guide for Adults
When water freezes into ice it increases in area. This means it become less dense. Ice is less dense than water so it floats on the surface. This allows plants and animals to remain and survive in the liquid water below the ice.