ISU Extention: Liquid Layers with Leah!

Our friend Leah from ISU Extension and Outreach sent us this cool STEM activity for you all at home.

Here’s what you’ll need for this science experiment:

(Makes one jar)

  • ½ cup of blue dishwashing liquid
  • ½ cup of olive or vegetable oil
  • ½ cup of rubbing alcohol
  • ½ cup of light corn syrup
  • Red, green, and blue food coloring
  • 5 bowls for mixing
  • 5 spoons
  • Measuring cups
  • Paper towel or dish rag (for spills) OPTIONAL ADD-ON:
  • Sauce bottles to help distribute liquids

Download the Lesson (PDF) to learn more.