Corn Syrup Project

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Variables (example): Problem: Will the mass of an egg change after being soaked in distilled water or corn syrup for 24 hours? Variables: a) Independent (Manipulated) - what are we changing? The amount of liquid in the cup, with the egg is manipulated because we don’t have a lot of corn syrup. Therefore, the result might be different if there was more corn syrup. b) Dependent (Responding) - what is being measured? How much the mass of the egg (amount of water inside) increases or decreases after 24 hours of soaking in the liquids. The mass is depends on what happens after 24 hours with the distilled water/corn syrup. c) Control – List all the things that need to be held constant to make this a fair test. The amount of time the distilled water and corn syrup are with the egg in…show more content…
Step 3: After, shell is removed, carefully remove egg from vinegar and place on a paper towel. Step 4: Record observations of the egg after vinegar. (texture, how it looks, etc……) Step 5: Get your triple beam balance and weigh the egg in grams (remember to place a paper towel underneath egg while weighing) Step 6: Record Measurements Step 7: Place an egg in a one of your 2 cups before placing egg name cup distilled water Step 8: Pour distilled water on top to cover the egg Step 9: Place plastic wrap on top of cup to cover the egg filled with distilled water Step 10: Now take your other egg from the vinegar used to take out shell. Step 11: Record observations of the egg after vinegar. (texture, how it looks, etc……) Step 12: Get your triple beam balance and weigh the egg in grams (remember to place a paper towel underneath egg while weighing) Step 13: Record measurements Step 14: Place the second egg in your second cup Step 15: Pour corn syrup on top of the egg to cover

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