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Lopsided Liquid—Chemical Demonstration Kit

By: The Flinn Staff

Item #: AP6649

Price: $17.65

The Lopsided Liquid Density Demonstration Kit heightens interest in density and specific gravity. A U-shaped tube contains a “homogeneous” liquid, yet the liquid levels in the sides of the tube are unequal. No tricks involved—just density.

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A free-flowing U-shaped tube contains what appears to be a homogeneous blue liquid, yet the liquid levels in the sides of the tube are unequal. No tricks involved—just density! This simple demonstration is guaranteed to heighten student interest on the concepts of density, specific gravity and other related topics. Teacher Demonstration Notes included.

Concepts: Density, specific gravity, observation.
Time Required: 10 minutes
Materials Provided: Glass U-tube, isopropyl alcohol, blue food dye.
Note: A ring stand and clamp are required and available separately.