EXPLORATORIUM INSTITUTE FOR INQUIRY

©1997 The Exploratorium

Process Circus

 Process Circus Equipment List

1. Candles

2. Dripping Water

3. Soils

4. Velcro

5. Hinged Mirror

6. Cartesian Diver

Plastic drink bottle (clear, 1 litre), 90 percent filled with water and with an eye dropper in it containing enough water so that it just floats, then sinks when the bottle sides are squeezed.

7. Ice in Can

8. Wet Paper

9. Egg in Water

(containers must be large enough to get egg out)

10. Toy on Different Surfaces

11. Wind-up Toy

12. Pendulums

A stand with a horizontal arm on which two strings are tied, forming pendulums - one with a large heavy washer and one with a small light one.