Simple Diffusion Lab (Use your own paper to respond to each question below) State a hypothesis for what will occur once the food coloring is placed in the beaker of water: 1. Did you prove your hypothesis through the experiment? 2. What evidence did you get from the experiment that proved or disproved your hypothesis? 3. What is the solute in this lab? 4. What s the solvent in this lab? 5. Define diffusion in your own words. 6. What factors affect the rate of diffusion? 7. Define equilibrium.