Today we will learn about solutes, solvents, the solubility of different objects, and factors on how you can increase solubility.
First off, we'll learn about solvents. Solvents are things which dissolve solutes, such as this water. Water is the universal solvent, it is used to dissolve many solutes, such as salt, sugar, and many more.
A solute however, is the substance being dissolved. Solutes can be used in many ways, such as sweetening tea or putting salt in drinks.
There are 3 solubility levels. There is unsaturated, saturated, and supersaturated. Unsaturated, in bowl number one, it does not have any substances remaining at the bottom. Therefore, you can tell it is unsaturated.
In bowl number 2, it is saturated . Meaning that crystals form at the bottom because the water has reached its maximum solubility point. In bowl number 3, it is supersaturated. Meaning that a lot of crystals form the bottom and accumulates more and more.
Factors can contribute to the overall solubility rates as well. A key factor is temperature. The higher the temperature, the more solubility water, or any other substance, can take in.