you know if you place a balloon above a
flame it wont pop? Normally if you put
a balloon over a flame, the balloon will
pop. But what happens when you put a water
balloon over a flame?
When the balloon is filled with water, the
water absorbs the heat. This stops the
balloon from melting. Because there is no
weak point, the balloon doesn’t pop.
filled with air
filled with water
lit candle in the sink, this way if anything
should happen, you can easily put out the
flame with tap water.
Blow up a
balloon and tie it off. Then hold it over a
lit candle with a parents help.
happens to the balloon?
Now fill a
balloon with water and tie it off. Be
careful or you will end up wet!
the water balloon over the candle. What
*Always have an adult to help you when experimenting
with a flame source