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How Big is Stinky?

Time Frame

1 class periods of 15 minutes each

Group Size

Large Groups


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Students will discover that a smell will spread though out the room.


  • Some strong smelling liquid. It could be ammonia, perfume, or cologne.

Instructional Procedures

  1. Open a container of a strong smelling liquid.
  2. Have the students raise their hands when they can smell it.
  3. Talk about the particles of the liquid evaporating and spreading though out the class room. Skunks are great examples also.
  4. This can be done the same day as the Marshmallow Demo.


Lesson Design by Jordan School District Teachers and Staff.

Created: 09/30/2014
Updated: 02/04/2018