Stem Break                                Growing Crystals

What will happen when you soak the rocks in the solution?  How do the crystals actually “grow”?  Be sure to make daily observations of the crystals!

Crystals are always fascinating to kids!  They naturally cause kids to ask tons of questions!  Chart the different questions your students ask about the crystals.  The crystals provide a great opportunity to discuss different types of questions.  

Which questions are testable?  

Which questions require research?

Which questions can be answered through observations?

                                                                Get questioning!