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Chemistry > Eggs > Can Eggs Float?
 

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Grade Category: Elementary

Subject Category: Chemistry

Sub Category: Eggs

Can Eggs Float In Salty, Floury, Sugary, and Plain Water?
by Russell M.

*Hypothesis * Materials * Procedure * Results * Conclusion *

 

Hypothesis 

I think the egg will float in the salt water.  I also think the egg with float in the water with flour.

Materials   

  • Tablespoon
  • four  cups 
  • four  eggs
  • spoon
  • salt
  • flour
  • sugar
  • water

Procedure   

  1.  First,  I  will fill  four  cups  with  water and leave  one  cup  with plain water. 
  2. Then  I will  put  one tablespoon of flour  in  one  cup of water. 
  3. Then I  will  put  one  tablespoon of salt  in  another cup. 
  4. Then   I  will    put  one tablespoon of sugar  in  a third cup.
  5. Then I  will  get  four  eggs  out of  the  refrigerator. 
  6. I will place one egg in each cup and  then  see  if  any of the eggs float. 
  7. Then I will record my data.

Results   

 They could include a table, pictures, charts, etc.  The  egg  with  salt  floated up about one centimeter.  The  others  did  not  float at all. 
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Conclusion 

 The  egg  with  salt  floated up about one centimeter.  The  others  did  not  float at all. 

 

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