Red cabbage painting experiment

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Shred some red cabbage and boil it in a small amount of water for 30 mins. Strain the amazing purple juice and then paint it onto your paper!

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add some lemon juice

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bleach (bathroom cleaner)

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milk (actually the dregs of the whey in the natural yoghurt)

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bi carb (you can dilute it first or sprinkle on as powder like we did)

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drops of vinegar

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other suggestions to try were water, toothpaste, citric acid, cola, washing up liquid, laundry liquid.

Here is a link for a similar experiment that my friend Meg from a hopeful nature sent me which explains what is going on.

Have a look on my Pintrest Science experiment board for my inspiration and other ideas.

 

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