Science Experiments

Losing Air

Sun, 26th Feb 2012

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What you Need

A shallow bowl

A candle - ideally a night light style one

A large glass or jar

What to do

Float a candle in a shallow bowl of water.

Light the candle, leave it to start burning well

Place a large glass over the candle and see what happens

What may happen

You should find that after a few seconds the candle goes out.

Then the water level begins to rise

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