Science Experiment! - Milk and Dish Soap | Kidspace Museum



Science Experiment! - Milk and Dish Soap


Milk and Dish Soap Experiment!


Here's what you'll need:


- Milk (we used 2%)

- Food Color

- q-tip

- Dish Soap


Here's what you do:


-Add milk to a shallow bowl

- Add a few drops of color to the milk

- Soak q-tip in dish soap

- Touch the surface of the milk with the q-tip


What's Happening?


The soap molecules are trying to bond to the fat molecules in the milk.


Pretty cool right?


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Kathleen Hickey, Operations & Events Manager, has been with Kidspace Children’s Museum since 2014. She holds a B.A. in English Literature from California State University Long Beach. Her favorite exhibit at Kidspace is the Interpretive Arroyo.