hooked science 300KENTUCKY (11/13/13) - What did you eat for breakfast this morning? You might want to double check. Using a few ingredients from around the house, you can discover why you might need a hammer with your next bowl cereal.

INGREDIENTS
• Total Cereal
• Ziploc Bag
• Water
• Neodymium Magnet

INSTRUCTIONS
STEP 1: Pour two cups of Total cereal into the Ziploc bag.
STEP 2: Using your hands, crush the cereal into tiny pieces.
STEP 3: Pour water into the bag. Using your hands, mix the water and the cereal.
STEP 4: Rub the neodymium magnet against the bag until you see black pieces of iron appear.
 
EXPLANATION
Total cereal contains bits of iron. The neodymium magnet is strong enough to pull the iron out of the Total cereal. Iron helps the body make hemoglobin in the blood, which carries oxygen to cells throughout the body. The average adult has enough iron inside their body to create two small nails.   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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 10946

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 6092

Alleged Burglar Calls 911 to Report Fire

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 5024

UPDATE: Four Dead, Two Survive Boating Accident

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4562

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 4171

MPD Coducting Sobriety Checkpoints

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 15868

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 10946

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 28, 2015 1491

Two Webster County Residents Injured in Hopkins…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 1322

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 1137

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 980

All Occasions Formals to Host Celebration to…

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 28, 2015 937

Rep. Montell Proposes Bill to Stop Sweeping of…

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 928

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 910

UK Part of First Study on Marijuana Compound…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 717

Kentucky High School Football Schedule

by Steve LeMaster
August 28, 2015 701

Rep. Gooch, Others Argue against Burden Caused by…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 676

TVA Seeks Input on Study for Closing Coal Ash…

by SurfKY News