A lesson in buoyancy: Easy experiment that can teach kids about density, buoyancy and pressure

MILWAUKEE -- While you're enjoying swimming and boating this summer -- science is quietly at work. Dr. Molly Cule with Mad Science joins Real Milwaukee with an easy experiment that can teach kids about density, buoyancy, and pressure.

Materials needed:

  • Clear plastic bottle with screw-on cap
  • Cup
  • Water
  • Squeeze condiment packet--(ketchup, soy sauce, mustard)

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