hooked science 300KENTUCKY (10/15/13) - Most of us use a straw to drink our favorite drink. Using a few ingredients from around the house you can turn your straw into a straw sprayer.
 
INGREDIENTS
• Drinking Straw
• Drinking Glass
• Water

INSTRUCTIONS
STEP 1: About one fourth of the way from one end of the drinking straw, have an adult, cut a horizontal slit in the drinking straw.
STEP 2: Bend the drinking straw at the slit.
STEP 3: Fill the drinking glass with water. Place the short end of the drinking straw into the glass of water.
STEP 4: Make sure the drinking straw is bent at the slit and the short end of the drinking straw is in the glass of water. Blow hard through the long end of the drinking straw and observe.
 
EXPLANATION
The air flowing through the long end of the drinking straw pushes over the top of the short end of the drinking straw. This lowers the pressure, which allows the higher pressure on top of the water to push the water down and up, spraying it out of the short end of the drinking straw.  Go to www.hookedonscience.org for more experiments that might get you and your family “Hooked on Science.”

Jason Lindsey
Hooked on Science

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 10660

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 5953

Alleged Burglar Calls 911 to Report Fire

by SurfKY News
August 22, 2015 4969

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 4903

UPDATE: Four Dead, Two Survive Boating Accident

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4278

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 15010

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 10660

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 27, 2015 4278

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 1727

Kentucky Career Center Blood Drive Aug. 31

by SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 1242

Legislators Preview Election 2015

by KET
August 27, 2015 1078

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 1043

Driver Injured after Swerving to Avoid Striking…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 855

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 725

Two Webster County Residents Injured in Hopkins…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 635

Remember Alison Parker, Adam Ward Not the Killer

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 616

KSP Charges Jefferson County Man with Child…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 589

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News