BBC HomeExplore the BBC
This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Find out more about page archiving.

20 October 2014
pod's mission
pod's mission pod's mission

BBC Homepage
Pod's Home
Solids & Liquids

Contact Us

Pod's Area Grow Crystals annie button pod button ollo button teachers button
What do I need? What should I do? My results
A crystal is a type of solid that is arranged in a regular pattern. This makes a material with a particular shape and colour. Salt and sugar are crystals.

To make crystals with this experiment you will need to heat water, so you will need an adult to help you. You will also need:

  • Table salt
  • Empty jam jar
  • Sewing thread
  • Pencil
  • Paperclip
  • Card
salt shaker

next page
next page

About the BBC | Help | Terms of Use | Privacy & Cookies Policy