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Activity

Egg into bottle

Summary: 
Use gas pressure to pull a hard boiled egg into a bottle.
Science content (2016 curriculum): 
Physics: Motion and Forces, Newton’s Laws, Gravity (K, 2, 6)
Lessons activity is in: 
Materials: 
  • hard boiled egg
  • glass bottle
  • lighter and small piece of paper
Procedure: 

Light the paper and drop it into the bottle.
As it goes out place the egg on the top of the bottle.

As the air in the bottle cools again and contracts, the low pressure in the bottle pulls the egg into it.

Grades taught: 
Gr 4
Teacher: 
Ingrid
Teaching site: 
ingridscience afterschool