We will be conducting an experiment to see how many licks it takes to get to the center of a lollipop. Use the links below to help your research.
How Blow Pops are Made
Tongue and Taste
Taste bud graphic
You will also be given one lollipop for your lab group to observe before actually completing the experiment.(But NO LICKING)
In order to make the best hypothesis possible you need to ask questions and conduct research. We will be researching the concept of BUOYANCY and DENSITY using the links below. Buoyancy is the ability to float in a fluid. It is dependent on density and surface area. Gravity pulls the boat down, displacing some of the water in the basin.
What is buoyancy?
Bouyancy Video (Bill Nye)
Power Point Worksheet
When you are completing an experiment it is important to know how to collect and organize data. You need to collect data to better understand what question you are researching.
You will be experimenting with how many drops of water you can fit on a penny.