By Aeiffert, 11/30/2018


The Pepper Experiment

The Pepper Experiment

About this Experiment

Learn about the surface tension and polar molecules in this easy pepper experiment, using only a handful of household materials.



  1. Fill the bowl about halfway with water.

  2. Shake some pepper onto the surface of the water, so that the water's surface is mostly covered.

  3. Dip one of your fingers into the water. Did anything happen?

  4. Now, put a small drop of dish soap on your finger and try again. What happened this time?

Analysis and Conclusion

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