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When winter comes, the spirit of winter - snowflake will also appear, that can make the world to become a fairy world with ice and snow. Children all love this season, they can make different shapes of snowflake with parents, but when the snow melt, the cloth will be wet, that’s very cold, right? So how about Snowflakes that don't melt and with different colors? Today, Alpha science toys will DIY the colorful snowflakes with children, going to a colorful ice world.
Alpha science class: materials
3.Clear plastic cup
Alpha science class: The steps of making colorful snowflake
You should add half the water in a clear plastic cup, then add a few drops of edible pigment that you choose one to the water and mix the edible pigment well with a stirring spoon.
You should put two spoons of snow powder in the mixing bowl, then pour the water of the plastic cup water in it, stirring with spoon to make the Snow powder can absorbed the water, if water is not enough, you can also add a little water in the mixing bowl, the Snow powder will absorb more water and becomes a lot.
You can choose different colors of pigment and repeat steps 1 and 2. Then you can get different colorful snowflakes
You can use these different color of snowflakes to make your favorite shapes like snow mountains or snowmen.
Alpha science class: The scientific principles of colorful snowflakes
Why is there a lot of snow powder when absorbing water? Alpha science toys tells kids that snow powder is sodium polyacrylate (gel polymer), which is also known as water lock. This sodium polyacrylate can absorb 200 to 300 times more water than its mass. When you add a gel polymer to colored water, the gel polymer absorbs all of the water. When you add water, the polymer will grow to 100 times its original size. At the end of the absorption of water, you will have a fluffy colored snow mountain to play!
If you want to do more interesting scientific experiments, children can go to the Alpha science toys Premium Amazing Science toy set. Let's learn together!