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The Reality Kitchen: Instructions
Here's what you need to do:

tip: you might want to print out the instructions for each experiment below. Use the back button on your browser to get back to this page.
1 Check with a grown-up before you start.
2 Print out this funky Results Chart (PDF 83K). You might want to print this page of instructions, too. (You'll need Adobe Acrobat Reader to access the Results Chart. If you don't already have it, you can get Acrobat Reader for free.)
3 Gather a bunch of things from your kitchen that you'd like to test. We suggest:
  • White Vinegar
  • Lemon Juice
  • Other Fruit Juices (like orange, pineapple, apple)
  • Liquid Soaps (like clear soaps for hands, laundry, dishes)
  • Clear Soda
  • Water
  4 Check out the instructions for Cabbage Juice Indicator. Test each of your items in this experiment and record the results on your Chart.
hint: look beyond the lemon juice... 5 Check out the instructions for Polishing Pennies. Use your Cabbage Juice data to figure out which of your items will shine up a dull penny. Mark your predictions on your Chart.  
  6 Now test your items in the Polishing Pennies experiment. Record your data on your Chart. How does it compare to your predictions?
  7 Grab that Chart and head on back to the ZOOM Web site to submit your results and claim your reward.