Form I Science Class Holds "H2Olympics"
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On Monday, Sept. 19, Mr. Bander’s 7th graders conducted a lab called “H2Olympics,” where they learned about the various properties of water. The students were divided up into teams, and wore stickers bearing the flags of their “countries.” They rotated through different stations, learning about cohesion, adhesion and surface tension. At one station, students tested the absorption of two different kinds of paper towels. At another, they floated paper clips on the surface of water. They observed how dish soap and cooking oil reacts with water, and tested how many drops of water a penny can hold. Each student formed hypotheses, conducted the labs, and took careful notes of his observations. Everyone wins in the H2Olympics!