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


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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

March 27, 2015 6247

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5652

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 5256

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 01, 2015 5219

Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on Collision…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 30, 2015 5089

Man Charged with Child Abuse After Allegedly…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 25, 2015 4212

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 14506

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 16, 2015 11480

UPDATE: Body Found in Madisonville; Identity…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Today

April 01, 2015 5219

Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on Collision…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 01, 2015 3031

Nortonville Man Charged with Sex Abuse of Child

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 01, 2015 2054

Couple Charged on Multiple Drug Offenses, Child…

by Sheriff Matt Sanderson
April 01, 2015 2000

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – April 1,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers
April 01, 2015 1348

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - April 1, 2015

by Crime Stoppers
April 01, 2015 661

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - April 1, 2015

by Madisonville Police Department
April 01, 2015 650

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by Hopkins Court Clerk
April 01, 2015 593

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
April 01, 2015 538

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
April 01, 2015 513

Hanson Mayor Appoints New City Commissioner

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News