Science Projects for Kids: Weather and Seasons

Foggy Notions

Teach kids to make fog in a bottle with Foggy Notions.
Teach kids to make fog in a bottle with Foggy Notions.
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Foggy Notions is a science project that teaches kids about fog. Did you ever wonder what exactly fog is? This project will help clear up the mystery.

What You'll Need:

  • Bottle
  • Hot water
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Ice cube

Learn About Foggy Notions:

Step 1: You've probably seen fog. That's because when fog is around, it's about all you can see. Well, fog is a cloud that forms very close to the ground.

Step 2: In nature, when a mass of cold air bumps into a mass of warm humid air, millions of tiny droplets of water are formed. That's fog.

Step 3: Here's a way to get some cold air and some warm air together and make fog: Fill a bottle 1/3 full of very hot water. Add a few drops of rubbing alcohol. Put a piece of ice over the top of the bottle and watch fog develop.

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