hooked science 300KENTUCKY (7/16/13) - Many of us enjoy drinking our favorite drink through a straw. Using a few ingredients from around the house you can prove there is a science behind drinking through a straw.
 
INGREDIENTS
• Glass Soda Bottle
• Flexible Straw
• Water
• Play-Doh

INSTRUCTIONS
STEP 1: Fill the glass soda bottle three-fourths of the way with water.
STEP 2: Put the flexible straw into the glass soda bottle. Push Play-Doh around the sides of the straw until the opening of the bottle is completely closed.
STEP 2: Suck through the flexible straw.
 
EXPLANATION
When you suck on a straw the pressure inside the straw lowers. The higher pressure on the outside of the straw pushes the liquid down and then up through the straw into your mouth. The Play-Doh keeps the higher pressure on the outside of the bottle from pushing the liquid down and then up through the straw. This makes it very difficult to suck the water from the glass soda bottle.
 
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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

July 02, 2015 14625

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 6959

Police: Stand Off Suspect in Critical Condition

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 5278

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 4040

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 3651

'Curb Service’ at Local Eatery Ends with DUI…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 45355

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 14625

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 03, 2015 3073

KMA Reminds Motorist of New Kentucky Red Light Law

by David Holt
July 03, 2015 1131

Planning Commission Approves Re-zoning…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 1044

County Clerk Warns of Telephone Scam in Hopkins…

by Keenan Cloern
July 03, 2015 959

UPDATE - Suspicious Package under Investigation

by SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 918

States Where Motorcycles Can Run Red Lights…

by Michelle Megna
July 04, 2015 771

Heavy Rains Flood Streets Around Town

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 04, 2015 771

Happenings and Meetings – Hopkins County

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 617

Pet of the Day

by Natalie Ostrander
July 03, 2015 478

Beechmont All Stars Defeat Auburn All Stars 10-2

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 478

Central City All Stars Top Bremen All Stars 8-5

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News