From digestion to photosynthesis, cooking to washing the dishes, chemical reactions make the world go round. You experience hundreds of thousands of them while you go about your day, and and we’re so excited to share these fun ways to play and learn from chemical change!

Resources in This Lesson

Resource 1

We did four – yes that’s right, four! – demonstrations and experiments in this super fun video that covers the differences between physical and chemical change, and delves even further into the science of chemical reactions!

Adult and children explore hemical and Physical Change

Rosie Explores Chemical and Physical Change

Perform these fun experiments to explore chemical and physical change!

Resource 2

This episode of Rosie Reads features special guest reader Veronica, who helps read Marie Curie, a kid-friendly biography about the chemist and physicist that many regard as the first lady of STEM!

Marie Curie

Rosie Reads Marie Curie

We're reading all about chemist and physicist Marie Curie, the first woman to win a Noble Prize in 1903!

Resource 3

Two fun facts: you can make your own bath bombs with a few simple ingredients and they’re an excellent way to learn about chemical reactions! Watch this fun Rosie Makes video to see how.

Bath Bombs ingredients

Rosie Makes Bath Bombs

Turn bathtime into spa time by making bath bombs with a few basic ingredients!

Resource 4

Continue learning and exploring with some of these tried and tested Rosie Recommends activities from other STEM educational resources

chemistry activities girl holding out her braided pigtails in a chemistry lab with a surprised look on her face

Rosie Recommends Chemistry Activities!

From bouncy balls to periodic table battleship, we’ve curated a list of some of our favorite activities for you to explore!