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Go With the Flow

  • A spoon
  • Some honey
  • Some water
  • Procedure: Spoon out some water and turn the spoon sideways. Almost all of the water quickly flows off the spoon. Try the same thing with honey. The honey moves very slowly, doesn't it?

    Explanation: Honey has a much greater viscosity than water. Viscosity is a measure of how strongly the molecules in a particular fluid stick together. Its easy to see that the honey molecules want to stay together more than the water molecules do.

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