DIY Vacuum Experiment
*Parental supervision required*
Hello my science geniuses! Let's learn how to create a vacuum today! This easy experiment can be done in your home with the supervision of a parent.
Didi you know?
A vacuum is a space with nothing in it- not even air. Even sound cannot move in a vacuum!
What you'll need:
Light surface like a yoga block
Light the candle with the help of you mom or dad.
Place the candle on a light surface like a yoga block.
Step 2 & 3
Place a clear glass over the candle.
Press the glass down until the candle stops burning.
Now wait for about 2-3 minutes.
Your vacuum is ready!
Now try picking up the glass.
You will see that the light surface and the candle will also be lifted up along with the glass due to the vacuum you created inside the glass.
When you light the candle, the flame inside the glass heats up the air in the glass.
This expands the air inside the glass.
As soon as all the oxygen in the glass is used up, the candle stops burning.
This cools down the air inside the glass which in turn shrinks it.
The expanding and contracting of the air is what creates the vacuum.
The vacuum then allows you to pick up the light surface along with the glass!
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