Date: Tue, 08 Nov 2005 16:04:05 -0600

Author: ramirez@physics.tamu.edu

Subject: Re: viscous substance

Post:



Karo syrup...



Quoting "Pamela L. Gay" :

> Hi All,
>
> We have a faculty member who wants to do a viscosity experiment.
> She'd like to fill 1 or more 60 gallon fish tanks with glycerin or a
> glycerin-like substance and have motorized things swim around in the
> substance.
>
> The cheapest I have been able to find glycerin is $715 / 55 gallon
> drum. This is out of our $500 budget.
>
> Does anyone know a cheaper source of glycerin?
>
> Does anyone know an alternative substance that is viscous and transparent?
>
> Cheers,
> Pamela Gay
> Harvard University Science Center
>
>



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