Steve Spangler Science: Bubbling Concoction

Create a colorful blob in a test tube that shows density and solubility.

In this experiment, you will use some basic ingredients to make a Bubbling Blob. What? You’ve never seen a Bubbling Blob? It slithers and twists around like a snake. Just when you least expect it, the blob breaks apart into lots of tiny blobs, and then they join back together. It’s an incredible demonstration in density and solubility. You’ll create a solution that shows why water and oil don’t mix, and why simple chemical reactions produce extraordinary results!

Science Topics
Chemistry, Density
Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

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