Coke vs Diet Coke
What it does:
Cans of coke and diet coke are submerged in a tank of water. The diet coke floats while the coke sinks.
The effect of sugar content on density.
- Equipment: Cans of coke and diet coke and a tank of water.
- Setup time: Short
- Difficulty: Easy
- Visibility: High. This demonstration is appropriate for large lecture halls.
- Classroom assembly:
- Submerge the cans of coke and diet coke in the tank of water. The diet coke will float while the coke will sink.
- PIRA 2B40.?
Disclaimer: Don't attempt this at home.
Credits: Prepared by Jeff Rudd, 1999
Revised by Laura Schmidt, 2011