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Orangey-Orange-Orange

Orange, Pear, Apple, Bear by Emily Gravett

Each Orange Had Eight Slices by Paul Giganti

Here is a link to a fascinating sink or float experiment: http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/experiments/orangefloatorsink.html

orange pear apple beareach orange had eight slices

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Bubbles!

Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum by Lisa Wheeler.

Children can enjoy examining the properties of a bubble (shape, interior, exterior, floating ability, elasticity, etc.) by using mild soap bubbles to do some of the activities suggested at some of several sites:

Steve Spangler’s Science Site.

Or http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdelib/    Do a search for bubblesforpreschoolers.

~Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum - Lisa WheelerBubbles, Surface Tension

Floating and Sinking

WHAT FLOATS IN A MOAT?   BY LYNNE BERRY

With a small tub of water and several items to put in the water, make predictions of which will float and which will sink.

what floats in a moat

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