Layered Liquids

by: John Eichinger

This activity involves an exploration of density. Why does oil float on water? How does drain cleaner sink down into the clogged pipe right through standing water? These questions will be answered as students make a layered “parfait” of colored liquids based on the varying densities of those liquids. They will calculate densities of the liquid samples as they investigate, describe, and explain the “layered liquids” phenomenon.


Type Book ChapterPub Date 5/30/2009Stock # PB236X2_9

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