Vernier Software and Technology
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Cold as Ice

Figure from experiment 6 from Elementary Science with Vernier


Ice water can be pretty cold. Is it always the same temperature? Is there anything you can do to make it even colder?


In this activity, you will

  • See how salt affects the temperature of freezing water.
  • See how low you can decrease the temperature of liquid water.

Sensors and Equipment

This experiment features the following Vernier sensors and equipment.

Option 1

Option 2

Additional Requirements

You may also need an interface and software for data collection. What do I need for data collection?

Standards Correlations

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Experiment 6 from Elementary Science with Vernier Lab Book

<em>Elementary Science with Vernier</em> book cover

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