Science Burrito

Hmmm…do those two words even go together?  They do in EY!  This week we took a turn from inventions and moved towards science.  We explored the seven layer density column (or “science burrito”) to test the density of various liquids.  Prior to the testing phase, we researched density and how it affects an item.  The students were presented with 7 different liquids and then asked to make their own hypothesis about how the liquids would “stack up”.  When making the hypothesis, we took into account the weight and thickness of each liquid.  After the hypotheses were made, we tested them.  Here are the results…

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Honey, Karo syrup, dish soap, water, vegetable oil, rubbing alcohol, and lamp oil = SCIENCE BURRITO!

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