Evaporation occurs when a liquid turns into vapor (a gas). It happens on a large scale in bodies of water all over the world. But it also happens in your house. But do all liquids take the same amount of time to evaporate?
Do all liquids evaporate at the same rate?
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- Orange juice
- Nail polish remover
- Four beakers with measures
- Pen and paper for notes
- Pour the same amount of liquid into each beaker. Note the amounts.
- Set the beakers in a dry location at room temperature.
- Monitor the levels of the liquids for 1 week and note any differences.
Author: Jennifer Penn-Chiu
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Question: Do All Liquids Evaporate At The Same Rate?
Summary: The process of evaporation is when liquids are turned from their liquid form into their gas form. This usually happens over time and elements can effect the speed at which it occurs namely, heat, wind, movement. In this experiment we are going to evaluate the speed at which 4 different liquids evaporate to see if they're all the same, all different, or a mix of different and the same.
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4 Beakers with Measure Lines
Nail Polish Remover
Pen and Paper for Notes
1. Pour 80ML of each liquid into its own beaker. Make sure to keep track of which liquid is in which beaker by either labeling the beakers, or placing markers near them.
2. Set the beakers in a dry location at room temperature.
3. Monitor the levels of the liquids for 1 week and note any differences.
4. Which liquid evaporated the most? Which liquid evaporated the least? Did they all evaporate the same amount?
Posted by Isaac Fornari on 11 February, 2016