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Offline Activity: Crazy Newspaper

Let’s see if we can put some newspaper in water, but have it stay dry!

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  • Subjects
  • Puzzles
  • Science
  • Duration
  • 5-10 minutes
  • Compatible Robots
  • No Robot
  • Group Size
  • Small Groups (2-4)
  • Experience Level
  • No Experience Required
  • PreK-K
  • Grades 1-3
  • Things You'll Need
  • Paper
  • Water

See if newspaper in a submerged glass can stay dry!

Educational Standards

CCSS Science Standards


Follow precisely a multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks.

ISTE Standards

4. Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making

Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.


Collect and analyze data to identify solutions and/or make informed decisions