Balloon Magic

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Did you know you can poke a hole into a balloon and it won’t burst? Ideal for grades 5-9, this experiment explains how this works, by exploring the science behind polymers.

After completing this experiment, students will understand:

  • What a polymer is and where they are found in the real world

Required resources:

  • Balloon
  • Wooden skewer
  • Science notebook
  • Access to computer for research