Surface Tension

Surface Tension

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Credit: CHARLES D. WINTERS/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Having sunk through the kerosene (top layer) and water (middle layer) these copper bee bees have come to rest on the higher-tension surface of mercury (bottom layer).

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Keywords: chemistry, demonstration, education, educational, effects, immiscibility, immiscible, kerosene, lab, laboratory, liquid, mercury, miscibility, miscible, physical effect, physics, science, surface tension, test tube, water

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