Use science to perform some simple water magic tricks. Get water to change colors and forms and to move in mysterious ways.
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Pour water into a glass. Cover the glass with a wet cloth. Flip the glass and the water won't pour out. This is a simple trick that works because of water surface tension.
Anti-Gravity Water Trick
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You can chill water below its freezing point without having it turn into ice. Then, when you are ready, pour the water or shake and watch it crystallize before your eyes!Supercool Water
You can cause a stream of water to bend by applying an electrical field near the water. How do you do this without electrocuting yourself? Simply run a plastic comb through your hair.Bending Water Trick
This classic water magic trick involves making a glass of "water" appear to change into blood or wine. The color change may be reversed by blowing into the red liquid through a straw.Turn Water Into Wine or Blood
You know you can boil water in a pot or a pan. How about in a paper bag? This trick involves boiling water inside of a paper bag, over an open flame!Learn To Boil Water in a Paper Bag
Pour water into a plate, place a lit match in the center of the dish and cover the match with a glass. The water will be drawn into the glass, as if by magic.Do the Fire and Water in a Glass Trick
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This water science trick is as easy as throwing boiling water into the air and watching it instantly change into snow. All you need is boiling water and really cold air. This is simple if you have access to an extremely cold winter day. Otherwise, you'll want to find a deep freeze or perhaps the air around liquid nitrogen.Change Boiling Water Into Snow
You can cause a cloud of water vapor to form inside a plastic bottle - like magic! Smoke particles serve as nuclei on which the water can condense.Make a Cloud in a Bottle
Sprinkle pepper onto a dish of water. The pepper will spread out evenly across the surface of the water. Dip your finger into the dish. Nothing happens (except your finger gets wet and coated with pepper). Dip your finger in again and watch the pepper scatter away across the water. Magic?Try the Pepper and Water Science Trick
Place a ketchup packet in water bottle and cause the ketchup packet to rise and fall at your command. This water magic trick is called the Cartesian Diver.Make Your Own Cartesian Diver