Science Club

During the Year 6 science club meetings in Term 3, the children investigated properties of liquids and found out:

  • how various solvents could be used to separate colours in chromatography experiments
  • how the different densities of liquids produced a ‘density tower’


Why do you think the washing up liquid ended up in the middle but the golden syrup sank down below it when it was added and the cooking oil stayed above the washing up liquid?

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  • how to make pennies ‘float’ on tin foil


Which design worked best and why?



Try it at home. How many pennies can you float?