Surface Tension Experiment
Activity DesignerStephanie Sims
We can see through mesh. We can hear through it, breathe through it, and even pour water through it... So there is no way it will stop water from flowing, right? Let's find out!
What You'll Need
How We Did It
It's always so fun when science has such a "wow!" factor that it seems like magic. This demonstration sure had us saying "Wow!"
We put it over the jar, and fastened it on tight by wrapping a rubber band around it. Time to fill it up! Water flows in just fine! The mesh doesn't stop it at all. Hmmm...
Now it's time to sloooowly slide that index card off the bottom of the jar (unless you get lucky like we did a few times, and the index card just falls off!).... And would you look at that!?!