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No food coloring here! Clark Planetarium shows us how water changes color when you add common household items like lemon juice and baking soda.

Posted at 1:18 PM, Apr 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-02 15:18:18-04

We love it when Budah visits Clark Planetarium to see a science experiment with Cynthia Checketts.

Today she demonstrated "Color Changing Water".

Using cabbage juice, different household acids and bases will change the color of plain old water.

It's not magic -- it's science.

Cynthia says it has to do the PH levels of things like lemon juice and baking soda.

You can learn more things like this virtually at or in person, they're open again!