ASAP Science and Technology Exemplars - Grades 1-8 - Grade 8
Grade 8

Matter and Materials

Investigating Oils

Description of the task:
Students will investigate and compare the viscosities of four different oils. The students are asked to present their findings about the viscosity of the oils and apply their findings and understanding of concepts to the use of motor oils in car engines.

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