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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

In Other News...

Principal Selection SBDM Meeting

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (6/1/15) — There will be principal selection meeting for the West Broadway Elementary SBDM Council… Read More

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - June 1, 2015

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (6/1/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, June 1. Thomas… Read More

Most Read This Week

May 27, 2015 7368

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 30, 2015 6827

Study of Virus Attack on Cancer Sees Success

by Julie Heflin
May 28, 2015 6480

Four Charged with Burglary for Entering Elderly…

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 4220

Midnight Ride on Rabbit Ridge Ends in Jail

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 3691

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - May 27, 2015

by Crime Stoppers

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 11286

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 9148

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 31, 2015 1178

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
June 01, 2015 1171

Authorities Discover Meth Lab While Assisting…

by SurfKY News
May 31, 2015 1038

Survivors, Caregivers, Supporters Gather for…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 01, 2015 979

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
June 01, 2015 663

Human Relations Coordinator Identifies Possible…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 01, 2015 613

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News
May 31, 2015 583

Muhlenberg County High School Holds 2015…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
June 01, 2015 525

KSP Post 2 Activity Report - May 2015

by Trooper S. C. Recke
June 01, 2015 513

UPDATE - Pursuit Ends in Two Vehicle Injury…

by SurfKY News
May 31, 2015 500

Madisonville Fire Department Report - May 31, 2015

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News