Oil & Water Experiment

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It is important to Get Permission before you get into the water. This activity is a great conversation starter about being safe near the pool, lake, and river. While testing this experiment, parents and educators should talk to their children about the lesson Water Safety and knowing your limits when going in the water.

INGREDIENTS

  • Vegetable or Baby Oil

  • White or Red Vinegar

  • Water

  • Plastic Bottle

  • Funnel

  • Food Coloring

DIRECTIONS

Step 1 :
Find a plastic bottle for this experiment. Fill a cup with water and add food coloring to the water. =
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Step 2 :
Stir the food coloring in the water. We used green food coloring for Lil' Iguana
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Step 3 :
Carefully pour water into a plastic liter bottle
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Step 4 :
Carefully pour vinegar into bottle.
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Step 5 :
Carefully pour the oil into the bottle. Attach the cap and make sure it is secured tightly.
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Step 6 :
Shake liquid together.
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Step 7 :
Let sit and watch as the water and oil slowly separate.
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Step 8 :
The vinegar is trapped in the oil forming the small bubbles.
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Step 9 :
It takes about one hour for the oil and water to fully separate.
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Step 10 :
Enjoy!
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After Making this Craft

Tag @LiliguanaSafety on Instagram and hashtag it #liliguanafun

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