What observations can you make about layers of liquid?
Gather your materials: tall clear glass, a large spoon, water, vegetable oil, corn syrup, food coloring.
Get ready to observe: Slow Down.......Stay Focused.......Pay attention to details
Fill the glass ½ way with water.
Add ONE drop of food coloring.
Slowly pour some corn syrup and observe what happens.
Slowly pour some oil in with a spoon close to the top of the water and observe what happens.
What do you know about these liquids?
What do you think will happen?
How can you carefully fill the cup up halfway?
How can you carefully add one drop of food coloring/
Does the liquid sink or float?
What are you observing?
What are you wondering about?
What happens if you add the food coloring last?
What happens if you switch the order or liquids?
What happens if you do this in a closed container (water bottle), put the lid on and shake it up?