H2 O Olympicsby: Christine Moseley

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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.

Grades
  • Middle
Publication Date
10/1/1999

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