KENTUCKY (8/23/2017) Can you inflate a balloon inside a bottle?

INGREDIENTS

  • Balloon
  • Water Bottle

INSTRUCTIONS
STEP 1:  Pour the water out of the water bottle. Describe the water by its observable properties. 

STEP 2:  Insert the balloon into the water bottle and pull the neck of the balloon over the outside of the bottle. Describe the air, inside the empty water bottle, by its observable properties.     

STEP 2:  Place your mouth over the opening of the empty water bottle and attempt to inflate the balloon. Describe how attempting to inflate the balloon inside the water bottle can be used as a model to describe how matter is made of particles too small to be seen.

EXPLANATION
The air inside the empty water bottle gets trapped when the balloon is placed over the outside of the bottle. When you attempt to inflate the balloon, the trapped air inside the bottle, prevents you from inflating the balloon.

Jason Lindsey – Hooked on Science

Disclaimer: The content supplied by columnists and letters to the Editor on this site does not in any way, shape or form, implied or otherwise, necessarily express or suggest endorsement or support of any of such content, statement, or opinions therein. SurfKY News does not necessarily adhere to or endorse content provided by outside non-staff sources.

sitelogosm© Copyright 2008 - 2017 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.

Click here to subscribe to receive daily updates by email.

Most Read This Week

Nov 21, 2017 6644

Four Women Injured in Henderson Collision

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
Nov 20, 2017 6506

UPDATE: Missing Hopkins Man Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
Nov 21, 2017 5072

Home Investigation Leads to Multiple Charges for Muhlenberg Man

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

Most Read This Month

Weather brought to you by

34°
°F | °C
Clear
Humidity: 61%
Wed
Mostly Sunny
29 | 43
-1 | 6
Thu
Mostly Sunny
28 | 50
-2 | 10
Fri
Partly Cloudy
34 | 57
1 | 13
Sat
Mostly Sunny
40 | 55
4 | 12

Stories Trending Today

Barber 11 20
Nov 20, 2017 23889

UPDATE: Arrest Made in Connection to Madisonville Armed Robbery

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
DSC 1324
Nov 20, 2017 18901

UPDATE: EF-1 Tornado Damages Property on Ky. 181 Near Bremen

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
May 2018 primary muhl
Nov 20, 2017 14324

UPDATE: More Candidates File for 2018 May Primary in Muhlenberg County

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
Accident Injuries 01 300
Nov 21, 2017 6644

Four Women Injured in Henderson Collision

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Market Report

Market Report brought to you by