Materials List: Balancing Liquid on a Coin:
How Intermolecular Forces Work

Each group needs:

  • science notebook for each student
  • Intermolecular Forces Lab Worksheet for each student
  • 2 pennies
  • dropper bottle with water
  • dropper bottle with isopropyl alcohol
  • paper towels
  • 4-5 Q-tips
  • safety gloves for each student
  • stopwatch, smartphone timer or watch timer

The teacher needs:

  • projector and whiteboard/blackboard/chart paper for recording student ideas