In this activity, students compare the viscosity of common household substances by measuring how fast marbles move through the liquids.
By the end of this activity, students should be able to:
- set up and carry out a test, keeping variables constant
- use a graph to communicate their results
- apply their understandings about viscosity to everyday situations.
Download the Word file (see link above) for:
- introduction/background notes
- what you need
- what to do
- discussion questions
- extension idea
- marble time chart.