Activity

Egg into bottle

Summary
Use gas pressure to pull a hard boiled egg into a bottle.
Science content
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
Teaching site
ingridscience afterschool