PROBLEM: How can you extract oil and gas from different strata?
MATERIALS: different types of oil (i.e., corn, oil, motor oil
(different weights) and other liquids and 100
ml Graduated Cylinder
Exercise I. List the type of oil and then describe each one.
Exercise II. Use a 100 ml graduated cylinder and pour about 5-10
ml of oil into the cylinder and see which oil is the heaviest, lightest.
First pour 10 ml of water into the bottom and slowly pour the rest. Draw
and label the ordering of your liquids on another sheet.
Exercise III. Use a straw and a siphon bulb (or just siphon it
with your mouth) and see if you can extract one of the layers. Describe
if you were successful or not.
Exercise IV. Gently shake your graduated cylinder. What happens
during and after 5 minutes?