hooked science 300KENTUCKY (5/14/13) - We all know the hairdryer is great for drying your hair, but can it be used to help get your family “Hooked on Science?” Jason Lindsey aka “Mr. Science” with Hooked on Science says yes and shows us how in this week’s experiment of the week.

INGREDIENTS
• Hairdryer
• 2 Balloons
 
INSTRUCTIONS
STEP 1: Blow up a balloon and tie the end so the air stays inside. Blow up another balloon so that it is bigger than the first and tie the end so the air stays inside.
STEP 2: Turn the hairdryer on and hold the hairdryer so the flow of air is pushing toward the ceiling.
STEP 3: Place the smaller balloon in the flow of air. Carefully place the larger balloon on top of the smaller balloon and observe.
 
EXPLANATION
As the flow of air pushes the balloons upward; gravity pulls the balloons downward making the balloons look as if they are floating in the air. There is enough air flowing around the smaller balloon to force the larger balloon into the air. Go to www.hookedonscience.org for more experiments that might get you and your family “Hooked on Science.”

Jason Lindsey
Hooked on Science


LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
1 DOW 18,080.14
+21.45 (0.12%)    
2 S&P 2,117.69
+4.76 (0.23%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,092.08
+36.02 (0.71%)    

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 11707

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 7337

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 5741

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 4842

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 22, 2015 3982

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – April 22,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 11707

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8786

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 24, 2015 3880

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 824

Career Fair Provides Students Information about…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 817

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by Karen McKnight
April 24, 2015 808

Baptist Health Holds ‘Walk in the Park’ as Part…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 802

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
April 23, 2015 785

Regional Eighth Grade Math Contest Held

by Joyce Riggs
April 24, 2015 754

Probation and Parole Violators - April 24, 2015

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 739

Above and Beyond: Wade Simons

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 676

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 658

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News