Case of the Rare Earth Elements - January 2021
Have you ever noticed that the water level in a measuring cup is higher at the sides than at the center? Can you explain how it is possible for water striders to walk on water? What are the physical properties of water that make these phenomena possible? To find out, host a water Olympics to explore the wonders of water. The Olympic events in this activity focus on two physical properties of water—cohesion and adhesion.

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Middle School

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Type Journal ArticlePub Date 10/1/1999Stock # ss99_023_02_30Volume 023Issue 02

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