More Wet Science

We continued our set of water-based science experiments last weekend with some celery, food colouring, and water.Supplies are ready, making notes before we start

Question:  What will happen to celery if it is left to stand in coloured water overnight?

Mix up the food colouringAll you need is some celery with the leaves still attached, some water in a tall, clear vase or jar, and some food colouring.  Red and blue were suggested in our book so each of the kidlets chose a colour and we tried them both.  Have to tell you, definitely go with the blue.  Much better results.  Also, I’m pretty sure that water-based food colouring is best here.

In goes the celeryWe didn’t get much by way of results after leaving our celery for 12 hours so we cut the ends and left the celery for another day or so.  This worked much better and we finally got to see the colour on the leaves, some spots on the stalks, and of course, at both cut ends where the main capillaries are.

Of course the best way to get a toddler out of his sibling's way is to play him like a guitar!

Of course the best way to get a toddler out of his sibling’s way is to play him like a guitar!

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I'm just a home schooling mom who likes to create and who is trying to find my way through daily adventures with my family.
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