Science experiment: Squeaky clean science

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Some of you might use it in the shower, but have you ever considered putting it in the microwave? We're talking about Ivory Soap and science reporter Jason Lindsey has a squeaky clean experiment that might get you and your family hooked on science.

Ingredients

* Ivory Soap n Microwave

Instructions

STEP 1 :  Put one bar of Ivory Soap on a paper towel and place it into the microwave.

STEP 2 :  Heat the soap for 5 minutes and watch what happens.

Explanation

The heat causes the air molecules inside the Ivory Soap to bounce around. When this occurs the Ivory Soap expands into an incredible size.

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