Balloon on a bed of nails
From This Is How You Play
|Balloon on a bed of nails|
|Age Range||5-8 (grades 1-2), 8-11 (grades 3-5), 11-14 (grades 6-8)|
|Group Size||small (1-5), medium (6-20)|
|Setup Time||medium (6-30 min)|
|Duration||short (5-10 min)|
|Materials||balloons, 30-50 nails or thumbtacks|
|Presentation Style||demonstration, student led|
Students will press a balloon on a bed of nails. The even pressure should prevent the balloon from popping!
This Is How You Play
- Lay down about 30 - 50 nails or thumb tacks. Place the nails as close as you can to each other.
- press an inflated balloon on the bed of nails. It shouldn't pop. Now try pressing it on a single nail or tack.
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