viscosity

The Viscosity of Fluids

Simply put, viscosity is the measure of a fluid’s thickness or its resistance to deformation or change. Fluids can either be liquid or gas. A type of force called stress can cause viscosity, which is the outcome of friction among fluid molecules moving around at various speeds. What you need: • Water • A tall…

Popcorn Experiment

THE POPCORN EXPERIMENT Popcorn is one of the oldest, most common food items in the US. When the people realized that if the maize or corn was left too close to the fire, it popped into many tasty shapes. Popcorn became a fixture in many households and establishments, especially in movie theaters. Huge bags, bowls,…

YEASTY BALLOON INFLATION

Yeast is a living organism, often used in baking. As you may know, it “breathes” once it is activated my warm water and sugar. Then, it is incorporated into the batter. When baked, the batter gives you soft, fluffy bread or cakes. The yeast gave the bread and cakes the air bubbles, making them soft…

Dancing Milk Experiment

Dancing Milk Show A popular experiment among young scientists, a dish of milk is made to dance through a rainbow performance! Follow these simple steps to create the magic! Duration: 5-10 minutes First, the experimenters must gather a list of items for the activity. STEP 1 You will need: Milk Cotton swab A dish Paper…

Leaf Chromatography

Pigments are important in the lives of all organisms, most especially plants. Pigments in the leaves of plants are called chlorophyll. There are different types of plant pigments: • Anthocyanins—red chlorophyll • Carotenoids—orange or yellow • Green chlorophyll—the most common type of chlorophyll Chlorophyll is a key ingredient in the process of photosynthesis. Through this…