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How to inflate a flying ball

Do you dream of decorating a house for a holiday party with flying balloons? "so simple!" Does not offer to buy expensive Balloon with helium. We will go the other way!

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How to inflate a flying ball

Especially interesting to participate in this case will beChildren, so boldly connect them to the process! Do not forget to put aprons and rubber gloves on them before the beginning of the experiment: all the components are simple, but Safety engineering Nobody canceled!

You will need to work

  • air balloons
  • An empty bottle, preferably a 1- or 1.5-liter
  • tea spoon
  • funnel
  • Vinegar
  • baking soda


  1. In a bottle of pour vinegar About a third.
  2. Through a funnel, fill the ball with 2-3 tsp. Soda.
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  3. Put the ball on the neck of the bottle. As a result of the interaction of soda and vinegar, carbon dioxide is released, which is known to be heavier than air. A balloon filled with carbon dioxide can not rise up.
  4. To make the balloon stick to the ceiling, rub it on any synthetic material, and then "glue" to the ceiling. Thanks to Static electricity The ball will hold in this position until 5 o'clock.

as Inflate balls without helium Look in the video.

Sometimes, to make a miracle, you need so little ... scienceAllows you to make entertaining tricks! Do not let the fountain of ideas run low, share this trick with your friends and enjoy the festive fun together!