hooked science 300KENTUCKY (5/14/13) - Just like a sharp object can weaken a balloon, so can a flame. So, how can you make a balloon fireproof? Jason Lindsey aka “Mr. Science” say you can and all you need are a few ingredients from around the house.
 
INGREDIENTS
• 2 Balloons
• Water
• Grill Lighter

INSTRUCTIONS
STEP 1: Blow up a balloon and tie the end so the air stays inside.
STEP 2: Have an adult ignite the grill lighter and place the flame under the balloon. What happened?
STEP 3: Place 1/4 of a cup of water into a balloon.
STEP 4: Carefully blow up the balloon and tie the end so the air and water stay inside the balloon.
STEP 5: Have an adult ignite the grill lighter and place the flame under the balloon. What happened?
 
EXPLANATION
The balloon with water does not pop! The water inside the balloon absorbs the heat from the flame, keeping the balloon from bursting.

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

In Other News...

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - April 24, 2015

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/24/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Friday, April 24. Diaz… Read More

Planning Commission Approves Zoning Amendments for Northside Drive, Hanson Road

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/25/15) — Hopkins County Joint Planning Commission met at its regularly scheduled meeting on… Read More

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 11932

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 7515

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 5784

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 4879

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 24, 2015 4114

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 11932

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8804

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 24, 2015 4114

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 1127

Above and Beyond: Wade Simons

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 1123

Career Fair Provides Students Information about…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 1080

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 1061

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by Karen McKnight
April 24, 2015 1031

Probation and Parole Violators - April 24, 2015

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 961

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

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 23, 2015 956

Regional Eighth Grade Math Contest Held

by Joyce Riggs
April 24, 2015 945

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 929

Elementary Girls in Good GRACES with Unique…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News