Exploding coloured milk experiment

What you need: 
  • Food colouring (red, yellow, green, blue)
  • Milk
  • A plate with slightly raised edges
  • Cotton buds

What to do:

  • Pour milk into the plate so the entire bottom is covered - about 6mm deep
  • Put a drop of each of the food colourings into the middle of the plate on top of the milk
  • Dip the end of the cotton bud into the centre of the plate, don't stir. Look what happens
  • Try placing a drop of washing up liquid on the other end of the cotton bud.  Place it in the plate and hold for 10 seconds and watch what happens!

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