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Age range: 5-7 | 7-11
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Insulator experiment to protect Santa's packed lunch

A quick and easy science experiment to test which material will insulate an ice cube best!

Santa always likes to take a delicious, packed lunch on Christmas Eve so he doesn’t get too hungry on the way. The only problem is that often his lunch becomes too warm, and he can’t eat it. Can you help solve the problem? For this experiment you will only need a few simple items and some ice cubes, so experiment at home or school and learn the festive magic of science.

Download our free activity sheet below to discover insulation.

Oh ho ho, and please do share your experiment highlights with us @IETeducation! #SantaLovesSTEM

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