Do All Liquids Evaporate At The Same Rate?

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Updated on Apr 10, 2013

Evaporation occurs when a liquid turns into vapor (a gas). It happens on a large scale in bodies of water all over the world. But it also happens in your house. But do all liquids take the same amount of time to evaporate?

Problem:

Do all liquids evaporate at the same rate?

Materials:

  • Water
  • Orange juice
  • Alcohol
  • Nail polish remover
  • Four beakers with measures
  • Pen and paper for notes

Procedure

  1. Pour the same amount of liquid into each beaker. Note the amounts.
  2. Set the beakers in a dry location at room temperature.
  3. Monitor the levels of the liquids for 1 week and note any differences.

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