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Evaporation Experiment

Today we carried out an experiment in class on evaporation. We put 10ml ow water into two dishes.  We placed one dish in sunlight.  We placed the other dish in Mr McKane's dark store.  We observed what was happening every hour.  The water which we placed in the sunlight started to evaporate.  There were bubbles in it also.  The dish of water in the store kept 10ml in it at the end of the day. 

The sunlight and heat made some of the 10ml of water evaporate from the dish left in the sunlight.  At the end of the day there was 6ml in the dish lefty in the sun.  The dish left in the store has still 10ml in it.  The majority of the class predicted this would happen.  Our knowledge of the water cycle helped us predict correctly.