All Science Fair Projects

Over 1000 FREE Science Fair Project Ideas!

Project title Convection and salinity: How does salinity affect the movement of water?Featured science projectScience project video
Difficulty Level
Project page  Click here to view this science project

Description
Convection is the phenomena characterized by the movement of molecules in gases and liquids. Heat causes molecules to be active, while cooler temperatures result in less activity. Convection can be observed in volcanoes, in the ocean, in cooking, in heating your home and even in decorative lava lamps. In this science fair project you will observe how the addition of salt to water effects convection. 

Instructions preview
*Place the two beakers or jars on the hot plates, side by side. *Fill both containers half-way with water. *In the second jar, add salt to the water and stir until all the salt is dissolved. Keep adding salt until you see grains of salt at the bottom of the glass that do not dissolve despite your stirring. *Add food coloring to thenwater and mix thoroughly. *Pour liquid soap into both containers, enough to raise the total fluid level to three quarters of the containers' volume. *Turn on the hot plates to a low heat setting and observe what .....
View our all-time most popular science projects
You might also like these projects
    Search science fair projects Browse science fair projects
    Science kits, science lessons, science toys, maths toys, hobby kits, science games and books - these are some of many products that can help give your kid an edge in their science fair projects, and develop a tremendous interest in the study of science. When shopping for a science kit or other supplies, make sure that you carefully review the features and quality of the products. Compare prices by going to several online stores. Read product reviews online or refer to magazines.
    Copyright (C) 2016 All Science Fair Projects.com. All Rights Reserved. Site
    All Science Fair Projects Homepage