Question: Do All Liquids Evaporate At The Same Rate?

Summary: The process of evaporation is when liquids are turned from their liquid form into their gas form. This usually happens over time and elements can effect the speed at which it occurs namely, heat, wind, movement. In this experiment we are going to evaluate the speed at which 4 different liquids evaporate to see if they're all the same, all different, or a mix of different and the same.

Materials Needed: 

(Any of The Materials Highlighted in Blue are Clickable Links for Purchasing)

4 Beakers with Measure Lines

Rubbing Alcohol

Water

Orange Juice

Nail Polish Remover

Pen and Paper for Notes

Project Procedure:

1. Pour 80ML of each liquid into its own beaker. Make sure to keep track of which liquid is in which beaker by either labeling the beakers, or placing markers near them.

2. Set the beakers in a dry location at room temperature.

3. Monitor the levels of the liquids for 1 week and note any differences.

4. Which liquid evaporated the most? Which liquid evaporated the least? Did they all evaporate the same amount?

 

 

 

Posted by Isaac Fornari on 11 February, 2016
Previous post Next Post

Stay in touch

Contact Us

We'd love to hear from you. Call 800-282-3248 toll-free or 408-727-7301. Email us here. Or come by our retail store at:
The Science Shop USA
1043 Di Giulio Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95050-2805
Open Mon-Fri. 9 AM - 5:30 PM

Latest Additions to Our Science Project Database

  • Question: What Are the Best Liquid Conductors of Energy?

    Summary: This experiment explores the kinds of liquids that are the best conductors of energy when splitting the molecules of water through electrolysis. Materials Needed: (Any of The Materials Highlighted in Blue are Clickable Links for Purchasing) 9 v Battery... Read more →

  • Question: Can You Make a Battery Out of a Potato?

    Summary: In this experiment, a potato is used to create an electrochemical battery, in which chemical energy is converted to electrical energy through spontaneous electron transfer. The energy created is enough to power a digital clock. Materials Needed: (Any of... Read more →