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T Shirt Science Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ooey Gooey Lady
Added: Saturday, October 17, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
rubbing alcohol
sharpie markers
white T-shirts
canisters
rubber bands

Directions:
Directions:
Draw on the shirts with the markers and drip drop rubbing alcohol over the designs to watch the patterns emerge!

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a lesson in solubility, color mixing, and the movement of molecules. Permanent markers are not soluable in water, but they are in rubbing alcohol. Rubbing alcohol acts as a solvent and moves the ink through the fabric.

 

 

 

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