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Density of Ice

Density of Ice2018-08-21T10:04:51+00:00

LavaLampThis demonstration can be used to demonstrate a sinmple physical change.

At a more advanced level, it can be used to show the anomalous density of ice – especially if done in conjunction with a lava lamp where the solid wax will sink rather than float.

The Density of Ice

As long as it is carried out as described, there are no significant risks associated with this experiment.