hooked science 300KENTUCKY (12/10/13) - You may have noticed it when you put cranberries into hot water. They pop! Using a few ingredients from around the house, you can discover why.
 
INGREDIENTS
• 1 Cup of Cranberries
• Water
• Pan

INSTRUCTIONS
STEP 1: Have an adult bring a pan of water to a boil.
STEP 2: Place 1 cup of cranberries into the boiling water and observe.
 
EXPLANATION
The pockets of air inside of the cranberries are heated when placed in the boiling water. The air expands, which causes the cranberries to eventually pop. Go to www.hookedonscience.org for more experiments that might get you and your family “Hooked on Science.”

Jason Lindsey
Hooked on Science

© 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

In Other News...

Eagles Outlast Daviess County, 42-39

OWENSBORO, Ky. (2/26/15) — Junior guard Eli Wright scored a game-high 18 points and sophomore forward Trace Young… Read More

Trojans Eliminate Union County, Advance

HENDERSON, Ky. (2/25/15) — Three Webster County players reached double figures in the scoring column as the Trojans… Read More

Most Read This Week

February 21, 2015 6253

Traffic Advisory for Western Kentucky

in Top News For All Sites by KTC
February 25, 2015 5424

New Asian Restaurant Coming to Madisonville

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
February 24, 2015 5199

Two Charged in Central City Meth Bust

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Trooper Stu Recke
February 25, 2015 5102

Multi-Agency Investigation Nets Large-Scale Meth…

in Top News For All Sites by Trooper Stu Recke
February 22, 2015 5030

Easter Cuties Pageant in Memory of Shanice Bean

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
February 21, 2015 4756

Local Administrators Warn Employees to Watch for…

in Top News For All Sites by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

February 12, 2015

UPDATE: Name of Pennyrile Fatality Officially…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
January 28, 2015

UPDATED: Several Involved in Two-Vehicle Accident

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Today

February 25, 2015 5424

New Asian Restaurant Coming to Madisonville

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
February 25, 2015 5102

Multi-Agency Investigation Nets Large-Scale Meth…

in Top News For All Sites by Trooper Stu Recke
February 25, 2015 4012

Local Man Makes Unique Display from Area’s…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
February 26, 2015 1914

Woman Charged for Allegedly Selling Hydrocodone

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
February 25, 2015 1856

Emergency Management Director Impressed with…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
February 25, 2015 1793

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

in Hopkins News by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
February 25, 2015 1758

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - February 25, 2015

in Video by Crime Stoppers
February 26, 2015 1687

Man Accused of Holding Woman against Will,…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
February 25, 2015 1682

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Feb. 25, 2015

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
February 25, 2015 1550

People Plus, Inc. Wins Inavero’s 2015 Best of…

in Top News For All Sites by Amanda Huddleston