Density Column in a Strawby: Michael Horton

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In this activity, students will make a series of liquid layers with different densities using nontoxic chemicals. This free activity includes the Teacher Pages and Student Pages for this activity and the Table of Contents, Introduction, and Index

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  • on Tue Oct 30, 2012 9:56 PM

Oh, how I wish I could be as organized as Mike and have prepared labs to send home as homework. I think the concept is a perfect fit for middle school students. Students, in the past, have had difficulty getting the liquids to layer in a straw. More than one attempt will probably be needed.

Susan German  (Hallsville, MO)
Susan German (Hallsville, MO)

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