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Separating solutions


This week's activity is to investigate dissolving and separating.


Where is the best place to place a cup of salt water solution so that the water evaporates most quickly?


The worksheet below contains information, the method and space to make a prediction, record your observations over 7 days and make a graph.

All you need is water, a jug, salt and 4 smaller measuring jugs or containers. Remember to make it a fair test!

Have a look at these BBC resources, to find out more about separating materials.