Egg and salt experiment

This egg and salt experiment shows why materials, in this case an egg, float in salt water and not in fresh water. The equipment you will need for this experiment include:

  • Beaker with water
  • An egg
  • Table salt
  • A spoon

Method and observations:

  • Place the egg in the beaker with water and see it sinking into the bottom of the beaker
  • Remove the egg from the beaker using the spoon
  • Pour salt in the beaker and mix it with the water using the spoon
  • Place the egg in the beaker again and watch it float in the salted water