Density Drink

Drink up density science with this simple, yet tasty, treat!

  1. Ages: 5 - 8

  2. <30 minutes

  3. A little messy


Materials you'll need

Step-by-step tutorial

  • Step 1

    1. Fill your glass all the way with ice cubes.

  • Step 2

    2. Pour a little of the cherry soda slowly into the glass.

  • Step 3

    3. Slowly pour a little of the sports drink on top of the ice.

  • Step 4

    4. Slowly pour the fizzy water on top to fill the glass.

  • Step 5

    5. Check out your density drink and take a sip!

  • Step 6

    You can try different types of drinks! Just make sure you pour them in from most sugar to least sugar.

  • Done!

    The drinks stack up like this because of their different densities. Density is a measure of how tightly packed a material is. The sugary drinks have more stuff packed into the same space, so they are denser than drinks without sugar.

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