Category Archives: Physics

Effect of Temperature on Water Flow

Aim: To understand the effect of temperature on water flow and the formation of convention currents in water. Materials required: Food coloring Eye dropper Two ice cubes Warm tap water Marking tape One liter small-mouth jar 15O ml paper cup Pencil Procedure: Using the pencil pierce four small holes near the bottom of the paper cup. Make sure the holes […]

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Understanding Patterns in Water

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when someone asks you “Have you seen patterns in water?”  You would probably imagine the ripples one sees when an object is popped into the water body. Other than this one is there any other pattern you could come up with? No??  Usually we don’t see any other patterns. When […]

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Balloon Rocket Experiment

Aim: The aim of this science fair project is to demonstrate the effects of air pressure and thrust.  (A proof to Newton’s Third Law) Materials required: 1.       A balloon. 2.       A straw. 3.       Some duct tape. 4.       Some string. Procedure: 1.       Blow up the balloon. 2.       While holding the end of the balloon closed, use the tape to attach the […]

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Density Tower Experiment

Aim: The aim of this science fair project is to make a density tower. What is density tower? A density tower is a column of different liquids which are immiscible with each other. Since these liquids are immiscible they form different layers in the liquid column accodring to their densities. Materials Required: In this experiment we are creating a four […]

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Balancing a Stick on Your Finger

Aim: To demonstrate the phenomenon of rotational inertia using a circus trick. Materials required: 1.      A two or three feet long stick or ruler. 2.      Some clay. Procedure: 1.      Take the stick and attach the clay as a lump near one end. 2.      Try to balance the stick on your index finger at the end which is nearer to the […]

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