The effect of temperature on gasses

In this science lesson, we learned all about the effect of temperature on gasses. We did an experiment in which we put a balloon on the lid of a bottle and found that putting the bottle in hot water made it inflate and putting it in freezing cold water sucked the balloon in.

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So how did this happen? No, it’s not magic. You see when a gas becomes hot, it expands. This inflates the balloon. And when a gas cools down, it contracts. This causes a vacuum and the balloon is sucked inside the bottle.



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