Siphon Water With Suction and Gravity!
When your child's world is filled with complicated digital gadgets, simple mechanics can seem downright magical. This amazing way of using first suction and then gravity’s work of pulling will fascinate your child as she tries to figure out how siphoning works.
While you're impressing her with your science smarts, you'll also be introducing her to the important concepts of suction and gravity. After this activity, your child may find the world a little less mysterious and a little more captivating.
What You Need:
- 2 clear, empty juice bottles (quart or gallon size so they won't tip over easily)
- 2-foot length of clear tubing (can be purchased at a hardware store)
- Food coloring
- Bleach solution (1⁄4 cup bleach in a gallon of water)