Measure the relative viscosities of several organic materials.
Students measure mass and volume to calculate densities of petroleum based materials and determine relative viscosities with falling beads. They then relate the variables.
ChemCom p. 160
Process Skills Checklist
- mineral oil
- paraffin wax
- motor oil
- household oil
Caution in the use of flammable kerosene; do not dispose of in sink.