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Purple Particles Play Prettily in Year 7 Science!

Oct 8 2021

Year 7 were investigating diffusion of particles at different temperatures.

The potassium permanganate produces a brilliant purple colour as the particles bounce around and spread throughout the water.
The race was on, and the pupils timed how long it took for the substance to diffuse in hot, warm and cold water.

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