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ERIC Number: EJ1118793
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Mar
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8555
EISSN: N/A
Does It Mix?
Kennon, J. Tillman; Fong, Bryant; Grippo, Anne
Science Teacher, v83 n3 p41-46 Mar 2016
This article describes how by using three points to make a line and comparing the graphs for water and oil, students can mathematically demonstrate that Gatorade dissolves in water much more readily than in oil. Students can also use units to understand and solve a multi-step problem by observing the color of each solution, making conductivity measurements, and making a line of best fit to conclude that Gatorade contains hydrophilic compounds. This activity addresses the "Next Generation Science Standards" (NGSS Lead States 2013).
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A