Salt and Sugar Crystal Experiment

You might remember, a long time ago, when I made (TRIED to make) borax crystals. It didn’t work, the paper clip I was using just turned black. So I decided to do it again and…drum roll please…success. I found out that instead of using a paper clip, I had to use string.

salt AGAIN!

sugar bowl

At the beginning , nothing happened, I started wondering if i was cursed never to grow crystals. But, being the persevering scientist that I am, I did some research, and found out I needed string instead of metal. The materials couldn’t grasp the smooth metal, the rough string was easy to get to and on the first day of string…

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salt crystals

both crystal results

It worked so well!!! sugar did nothing, but the salt was a totally different story, it covered the whole pencil, container, and string. I’m amazed that it hasn’t covered the fridge yet (YET). I’ll let you know when that happens.

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Tasting the experiment, yea, salt equals not so good.

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