Young scientists investigate the effects of heating a beaker of ice water by dropping dye into the water and observing how the color circulates.
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- Have class members create an observation notebook for all their experiments and write-ups
- The activity assumes class members have have access to and experience working with bunsen burners, stoves, or immersion heaters
- The plan includes a materials list, step-by-step directions, and observation questions
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