Homemade lava lamps

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Bring science home

Build a home-made lava lamp and use a surprising property of citrus fruits to explore the science of floating and sinkingOlympia Brown does science at home with her daughter investigating density.They discover that an orange sinks when it is peeled and try objects from around the home to see if they float or sink. In this fun children's activity, prediction, and asking questions, help to explore the science.

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Natural World, Being Human, Materials, Talking Science

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Published:
2014
Filmed:
2014
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Royal Institution

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