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Clear plastic container, about the size of a shoe box
Red food color
Ice cubes made with blue food color
Fill the plastic container about 2/3 full with lukewarm water and let the water sit for 1 minute.
Place a blue ice cube in the water at one end of the plastic container.
Add 3 drops of red food color to the water at the other end of the plastic container.
What happened? How does this relate to a thunderstorm?