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Chase’s Crazy Canola Crafts and Science Experiments

Light It UP!!!


  • 1 sandwich sized sealable sandwich bag
  • ½ cup water (125 mL)
  • Food colouring of your choice
  • 1½ cups canola oil (375 mL)
  • Effervescent antacid tablet (or any similar antacid tablet that contains 1000 mg citric acid and 1916 mg sodium bicarbonate)
  • Highlighter (optional-to make the bubbles glow)
  • Paper towel (optional)
  • Black light (optional)

This activity can also be found in It All Begins With The Seed (pg. 37)

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Stand Up, Sit Down

Dairy cows produce an average of 30 litres of milk per day! When fed a diet that includes canola meal, they produce an extra litre of milk per day. That all adds up! Let’s see your superpower multiplication and addition skills shine!

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