Praxis Science Smarts – October 23, 2021 – Ghastly ghosts!

Praxis Science Outreach Science Smarts Column

The latest Praxis ‘Science Smarts’ column in the Medicine Hat News (October 23): A Halloween science activity -> Ghastly ghosts!

https://medicinehatnews.com/life/local-life/2021/10/22/science-smarts-ghastly-ghosts/

Ghastly Ghosts!

I hope you all have been inspired the past few weeks with all of the Halloween science activities. We are fast approaching the scariest holiday of the year, so I hope that there is something here that you can use to frighten your ghosts and goblins with!
n keeping with the Halloween theme, I hope you enjoy this one!

Let’s get started!

Remember to ask an adult before doing this experiment

Materials
• Large white
• Plastic drinking cup
• Thin butcher type string
• Buttons
• Sponges
• Scissors
• Water
• Nail

Procedure
• Take the cup and place it on a sturdy surface upside down. Using the nail, punch it gently through the cup. Do not force it too hard as you will just…

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Author: Lochsloidh - McFarlane

Retired science/biology teacher.

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