MacGyver: Water and Oil
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MacGyver explains that, when two substances cannot mix together, they create an immiscible liquid. He provides an example of such a liquid: water and oil. MacGyver uses an immiscible liquid to create a highway road slick.

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  1. McGyver mentions he needed enough hydrocarbons for the oil to float on the water. Why would oil float?

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  • Next Generation Science Standards
    Conduct an investigation to determine whether the mixing of two or more substances results in new su...

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