Activity

Shaker from recycled water bottle

Summary
Use rice and a water bottle to make a shaker.
Science content
Physics: Light and Sound (1)
Lessons activity is in
Materials
  • Water bottle, or other drink bottle, clean and dry, with cap
  • Rice, beans or other dried small things
Procedure

Add some dried rice to the bottle and cap.
Shake.

Change the objects in the bottle to see how they change the sound.
With older students, discuss why the sound might change.

Grades taught
Gr 2
Gr 3
Teaching site
Brownies