A sucker’s bet – atmospheric pressure science experiment.

Red or pink drinking straws in a container

Funny how we take everyday activities for granted. Take for instance – sucking through a straw. Have you ever stopped to think about how we are able to suck liquids through a straw? What exactly makes the liquid climb up the straw and into our mouths? Well, we know you’re just itching to know so…

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Basic principles of flotation science experiment

Amerigo Vespucci at the ship parade in the NYC harbor

When a person stretches out flat, more water pushes against them because their body is spread out more, which creates more upward force and causes them to float. Conversely, when they curl up into a ball, less water is pushing against them, which reduces the upward force and makes them sink. Want to test this…

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