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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?

 

Check out this and more on our Kidspace-At-Home: Virtual Learning & Play Resources page!

 

 

 

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Bio:

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.