Steve Spangler Science: Sugar Rainbow

Density differences are revealed in a colorful stack of sugar-water samples.

Understanding density has never been easier or more colorful! The Sugar Rainbow is a creative and engaging way to see how liquids of different densities stack on top each other. There’s an additional lesson about adhesion and cohesion in the mix for you, too. A simple combination of some sugar and water with vivid colors leads to an awesome science experience about density.


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

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