Chromatography Experiments with Kids - 5 ways
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Chromatography Experiments with Kids - 5 ways

Last week our annual marker chromatography experiment didn’t go as usual.  I’m blaming the new fancier (read more expensive) brand of markers we used.  Instead of separating, the colors simply spread.  It looked pretty and judging from my kids’ excitement not altogether disappointing, but I started to wonder what other chromatography experiments can we do at home. It had…

Shark Science: Buoyancy
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Shark Science: Buoyancy

  Today I want to share with you a wonderful experiment on buoyancy.   The point of this experiment is to help kids understand how oil in shark’s liver help them float.  In contrast to other fish,  who have bladders filled with gas, sharks have liver filled with low-density oil that is similar to vegetable…