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Journal Entry: Mon Dec 3, 2012, 11:09 PM



This project uses colored water and sugar solutions made at different concentrations. The solutions will form layers, from least dense, on top, to most dense (concentrated) at the bottom of the glass.


 


What You Need

:bulletblack:   Sugar

:bulletblack:    Water

:bulletblack:   Coloring food (5 different colors: red, yellow, green, blue, purple)

:bulletblack:    1 Tablespoon

:bulletblack:  Syringe 10 ml or 5 ml

:bulletblack:    6 Glasses or clear plastic cups (5 glasses to add the colored water, a sixth to make the sweet rainbow).


:thumb72950670:Glasses Of Water by solidauth




 



Process

1)   Fill 5 the vessel with approximately 50 ml water.

2)   It adds a few drops of food coloring to different vessels.

3)  Make different solutions with colored water and sugar.


In this case:

:iconred-plz: no  tbsp of sugar.

:iconyellowplz: 1 tbsp of sugar (aprox 15 g).

:icongreen-plz: 2 tbsp of sugar (aprox 30 g).

:iconjustblueplz:  3 tbsp of sugar (aprox 45 g).

:iconpurple-plz:  4 tbsp of sugar (aprox 60 g).


Colored Glasses2 by tuckerkakashi


Note: If the sugar does not dissolve in any of the glasses, then add 15 ml of water.

4) Now let's make a rainbow using the different density solutions. Used a syringe, extract 10 ml of each vessel with the colored liquid.

In the sixth cup, you must add the colored water using the syringe. Starting with the densest the which has more sugar (purple) to the less dense (red), has to do it very very slowly to do this effect.


Note: remember to clean the syringe with a little clear water every time it changes color.



 

Expectation: would have to be

:iconred-plz::iconred-plz::iconred-plz:

:iconyellowplz::iconyellowplz::iconyellowplz:

:icongreen-plz::icongreen-plz::icongreen-plz:

:iconjustblueplz::iconjustblueplz::iconjustblueplz:

:iconpurple-plz::iconpurple-plz::iconpurple-plz:



Results

The rainbow colors in my noggin by Maleiva Colorful experience by Maleiva

Note:

The shape of the glass enhances their results, it is suggested that 6th cup  is thin.

The 6th cup should be small with capacity from 60 to 100 ml  to make "the sweet rainbow".

To test tubes, extract 4 ml in  each cup with colored water.

     

   It is an experience with simple materials and easy to acquire. You can do it!  

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:iconwajdanali:
wajdanali Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2015  Professional Interface Designer
GIVe u 100 star :D  cool :D
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:iconmaleiva:
Maleiva Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks
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:iconwajdanali:
wajdanali Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Professional Interface Designer
you welcome
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:iconkasanelover:
kasanelover Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Is it drinkable?
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:iconmaleiva:
Maleiva Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
The bad thing, is very cloying.
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:iconkasanelover:
kasanelover Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Ouch. o3o
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:iconrainbow1938:
Rainbow1938 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014
Very nice and quite simple. Thanks. I am always in rainbow withdrawal!
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:iconmaleiva:
Maleiva Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This experience, you can do it.
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:iconusagi-chan9:
usagi-chan9 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Student General Artist
I have a question...does it work with colorant in "dust" form? 
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:iconmaleiva:
Maleiva Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
does not work well,  the density varies.
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:iconusagi-chan9:
usagi-chan9 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Student General Artist
oooo,ok,thank you a lot n-n 
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:iconmaleiva:
Maleiva Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
no problem
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:iconmiko773:
Miko773 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome!!
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:iconmaleiva:
Maleiva Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks
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:iconmiko773:
Miko773 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
np
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:iconmaleiva:
Maleiva Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
ok!
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:iconlace910:
lace910 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is pretty cute. It might be a fun activity to do with young students. 
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:iconmaleiva:
Maleiva Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
sure ;D
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:iconbutterphysics:
ButterPhysics Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I want to try this but who just has a syringe lying around?
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:iconmaleiva:
Maleiva Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
with  a pipette can do this also.
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:iconbutterphysics:
ButterPhysics Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, thanks!
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:iconmaleiva:
Maleiva Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
no problem
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:iconanimerocks234:
AnimeRocks234 Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
I MUST TRY
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:iconmaleiva:
Maleiva Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Ok! you can try to doing this work.
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:iconwildbeasttamerdoesmc:
I NEED TO TRY DIS 0-0
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:iconmaleiva:
Maleiva Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah! you can try to doing this work.
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:icone1l0n3wy:
E1L0n3wy Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ahhhh 8D so awesome >w< I must try this =D :dance: :heart:

:iconimagination1plz::iconimagination2plz::iconimagination3plz::iconimagination4plz::iconimagination5plz:
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:iconmaleiva:
Maleiva Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Of course, you can try to doing this work.
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:iconsilverrattler:
SilverRattler Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Can you freeze the rainbow so it will be permanent?
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:iconmaleiva:
Maleiva Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Good question, I have not done this, you have to freeze quickly for this to work.
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:iconr9xchaos:
r9xchaos Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
nice
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:iconmaleiva:
Maleiva Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks
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:iconcolgatepony234:
colgatepony234 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013
LOL
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:iconmaleiva:
Maleiva Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
yes
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:iconlemonledzeppelin:
LemonLedZeppelin Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013  Student General Artist
THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!! THIS IS AMAZING!!! :iconexplodeplz:
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:iconmaleiva:
Maleiva Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
very thanks
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:iconarcoiris-gato:
ArcoIris-Gato Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm going to try this one day =u=
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:iconmaleiva:
Maleiva Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Of course, you can do.
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:iconarcoiris-gato:
ArcoIris-Gato Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Yup ^^
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:iconmaleiva:
Maleiva Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
;D
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:iconheartangelfied:
HeartANGELfied Featured By Owner May 13, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
ASDFGHJKL; I HAVE ALL THE STUFF BUT MORE COLOURED FOOD COLOURING!! THAT IS SO COOL THANK YOU :heart:
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:iconmaleiva:
Maleiva Featured By Owner May 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You try to do this, it's great.
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:iconheartangelfied:
HeartANGELfied Featured By Owner May 17, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
LOL i will :D
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:iconmaleiva:
Maleiva Featured By Owner May 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
ok! ;D
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:iconheartangelfied:
HeartANGELfied Featured By Owner May 17, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
haha :D
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:iconmaleiva:
Maleiva Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
;D
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:iconsiniaes:
Siniaes Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I HAVE to try that one day oAo Thank you for the plain explanation <3!
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:iconmaleiva:
Maleiva Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It's nothing, I hope you can make this experience ;D
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:iconmonipj:
MoniPJ Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2013
Beautiful! This will be one of my class experiments!
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:iconmaleiva:
Maleiva Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I like your enthusiasm, try to make the experience.
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