Close up image of a presenter in a full face safety mask, shrouded in fog, peering at a glass flask with bubbling clear liquid.

Cool stuff: Fog, froth & fun

Virtual program
Mon, Wed & Fri
10am, 11.30am, 1pm

Wed: 1pm
Year level
Years 3-8
Virtual Program
$90 per 30 students + booking fee
$55 per school + booking fee
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This popular science show has been adapted to an interactive virtual learning format for maximum excitement and minimum mess in your classroom! The usual 30 minute show has been extended to 45 minutes to accommodate more experiments, close up views of demonstrations and more time for students to ask questions.

The Cool stuff show uses some ‘very cool’ liquid nitrogen demonstrations to illustrate the properties of solids, liquids and gases.

Changes of state, expansion and contraction are all demonstrated using lots of fog, froth and fun.

Students can demonstrate their knowledge in a linked classroom-safe activity that can be used as a pre- or post-show resource.

Classroom activities

Victorian Curriculum links

Levels 3 & 4

  • Chemical sciences – change of state caused by adding or removing heat
  • Physical sciences – heat can move from one object to another, change in the temperature of an object is related to the gain or loss of heat by the object

Levels 5 & 6

  • Chemical sciences – solids, liquids and gases behave in different ways and have observable properties

Levels 7 & 8

  • Chemical sciences – properties of different states of matter can be explained in terms of the motion and arrangement of particles

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