The magic of water
How many paper clips can you fit in a FULL glass of water?
|A glass (with a normal rim...i.e. with no pour spout)|
|Small paper clips|
|How many paper clips were you able to fit into the glass?|
|Were you surprised? Why or why not?|
|Draw what the water looked like at the top of the glass. Draw a side view and a top view.|
|Why didn't the paper clips "break" the surface of the water as you slid the paper clip in?|
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