What You Need:
– 2 large balloons – 1 package of thumbtacks
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Inflate a large balloon with air.
Place 1 pin or thumbtack on a table with the pointy side up.
Hold the balloon sideways and lower it towards the pin.
Watch what happens when the balloon touches the pin.
Group about 15-20 pins on the table pointing up.
Inflate a new balloon and lower it towards the pins.
Push the balloon onto the pins and see if it pops!
Why do balloons pop?
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