An easy, fast, repeatable activity to keep the scientist in you busy!
What you need:
~ Whole Milk
~ Food Coloring
~ Dishwashing soap
~ A shallow pan or dish
What to do:
~ Lay down a thin-ish layer of milk
~ Drop food coloring in helter-skelter.
~ When you are ready, add drops of the dishwashing soap and watch the colors scatter!!
Wanna change it up? Why Not?!
– what happens if you toss in glitter? or float a toy boat on top?
– try with low fat milk (spoiler – it won’t work! This has to do with what the soap is trying to do to the lipids (fat molecules) and low fat milk doesn’t have enough to make it work! — for more on this check out the source for the inspiration)