Science experiments have always grabbed the attention of children due to their interesting and fun aspect. These science experiments help children to develop a proper understanding of science along with creativity and innovative ideas. Science experiments like these make children have a great time while performing them and at the same time help them to relate to the things that happen around them.
Trapped Ball Science experiment :
While performing these science experiments kids should follow the instructions properly and use appropriate safety equipments such as safety gloves, goggles, cloak, etc. Some experiments might involve use of materials or equipments which if not handled properly can cause injury. To prevent such kind of injury or accident it is always recommended to perform these science experiments under the supervision of an adult only. One of the most popular science experiments is the Trapped Ball science experiment. In this article we will discuss about this science experiment.
In order to perform this Trapped Ball science experiment all you need is a table tennis ball and a funnel. First of all take a funnel and place a table tennis ball in it. Now hold the funnel with this ball on your mouth in an upward position and blow hard through the narrow opening of this funnel. You will be amazed to see that the ball with stay in the funnel no matter how hard you blow. This happens because when you blow the funnel, the air pressure in the funnel becomes low sue to which the external air pressure presses the table tennis ball into the funnel’s mouth.
You may have noticed that the Trapped Ball science experiment is pretty simple to conduct and does not require much effort at all. Children can try this science experiment at their home and show it to their friends or family members. This science experiment can also be used for school project or in the science fair.