Drops On A Penny Lab Worksheet. Record number of drop as Trial 1 in data chart. Record your observations in a data table.
Count the number of drops until the water spills over the edge of the penny. There is a short piece of background reading within the lab to introduce students to some of the properties of water. It explores the variables manipulated that can have an effect on how many drops of water will fit on a penny.
Repeat steps 1 -4 for a total of 5 trials.
Adding detergent to the water and finding that the penny now holds fewer drops of it only supports the. Be sure to hold the eyedropper straight up and down. Record number of drop as Trial 1 in data chart. This lab is designed as a follow up to the Penny Lab Day 1.