AskERIC Lesson Plans
Lesson Plan #: AELP-GEN0011


Ice Cream Social

An AskERIC Lesson Plan


GRADE LEVELS: 3-7

OBJECTIVE: Students will increase their understanding of freezing liquids while doing an early day custom.

MATERIALS: Coffee cans and smaller cans with lids, rock salt and makings for ice cream.

ACTIVITY: Students will make ice cream, such as:

Mix:
 
6 eggs
2 1/4 cups of sugar
6 cups milk
4 cups cream
4 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla
1/2 teaspoon salt
1. Place mixture in a sealed can. Place this inside coffee can. Put rock salt around the small can. Place lid on coffee can. Students roll the can back and forth on a table until the ice cream is made.
2. Students will discuss what caused the milk to freeze.
3. They may invite others such as local old timers to share their treat.

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