Balloon Kebab

Pointy Stick + Full Balloon = ??

What happens when you put a pointy stick into a fully inflated balloon? Does it pop? You will be VERY surprised by some super simple and super fun science we explore in our next at-home science experiment…balloon kebab! All you need is a metal or wooden stick that is pointy and a few balloons of course…preferably one you would normally use to make kebabs on the BBQ.
What you need:
  • 2-3 balloons of any shape or size
  • pointy stick, preferably one used for BBQing
  • Dishwashing soap (optional)

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