A somewhat random discussion this week led to this fun density experiment I threw together. I was trying to explain about density and I thought that the classic oil and water experiment but with a twist might illustrate the point best.
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We've all seen the lava-lamp version of this, but I wanted something a little different so I froze colored water overnight before we tried it out.
Here's what happened when we floated the colored ice on top of some inexpensive cooking oil and let it melt.
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