Six Grade Students Study Density

liquid columns

As part of their unit of study on density in science class, six grade students recently built density columns. They realized that liquids with different densities are immiscible and won't mix. Instead the liquids form layers based off how tightly the particles inside them are packed. The students even dropped a popcorn kernel, which was suspended in one of the liquids, and a marble, which sank to the bottom.

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