February Stories from Canopy

A fun way to learn about the environment is to make slime! To begin their recent science experiment, students learned about carbon and algae. Carbon is a gas that helps the Earth hold heat from the Sun. Too much carbon is making the Earth’s temperature warm up too much, causing climate change. Scientists are finding algae might be able to help – it absorbs carbon to make oxygen, and is found all over the world in places like oceans, lakes, and rivers.

Students then made slime, mixing together glue, saline solution, and baking soda.

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