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


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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

MCCH Sleep Disorders Center in Murray Receives Program Accreditation

MURRAY, Ky. (7/3/15) — Murray-Calloway County Hospital Sleep Disorders Center in Murray recently received program… Read More

Local Educator to Participate in Advanced Placement Program Reading in Calculus

PADUCAH, Ky. (7/2/15) – Gary Goodaker of Caldwell County was recently selected to participate in the College Board's… Read More

Most Read This Week

July 02, 2015 14731

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 7099

Police: Stand Off Suspect in Critical Condition

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 5380

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 4127

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 3665

'Curb Service’ at Local Eatery Ends with DUI…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 45412

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 14731

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 03, 2015 3278

KMA Reminds Motorists of New Kentucky Red Light…

by David Holt
July 03, 2015 1264

Planning Commission Approves Re-zoning…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 1139

County Clerk Warns of Telephone Scam in Hopkins…

by Keenan Cloern
July 04, 2015 1078

Happenings and Meetings – Hopkins County

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 1026

States Where Motorcycles Can Run Red Lights…

by Michelle Megna
July 03, 2015 986

UPDATE - Suspicious Package under Investigation

by SurfKY News
July 04, 2015 957

Heavy Rains Flood Streets Around Town

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 708

Pet of the Day

by Natalie Ostrander
July 03, 2015 560

Beechmont All Stars Defeat Auburn All Stars 10-2

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 557

Central City All Stars Top Bremen All Stars 8-5

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News