Year 4 siphon science

Year 4 are finding out that water always goes to the same level. We used Paschals vases to show this, and also coloured water in jars. As we tipped the jars the water always stayed level, much to everyone’s surprise!

 

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We investigated further and found we could empty an entire bucket of water using just a little tube, as long as we had gravity on our side!

Here we are experimenting with siphons…