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Slippery Ice!

Slippery Ice!

| 1 min

A clip in the Science Please! collection, Slippery Ice! uses archival footage, animated illustrations and amusing narration to explain why we slip on ice.


Credits
  • director
    Claude Cloutier
  • producer
    Thérèse Descary

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Education

Ages 6 to 7

Science - Physical Science

Teacher asks students to: - make a “skating rink” for a figurine: stretch a sheet of plastic film or aluminum foil to cover a box, fill with water and freeze; run fingers across the “rink” and note the fine layer of water; - read up on icebergs and glaciers; learn the history of the Titanic; - design a sliding sport; rank drawings in order of the seasons based on the solid or liquid state of water shown (water, snow, ice); glue the drawings together to create a mosaic.

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