Make A Paperclip Float

Material

        1.Clean Dry Paper  Clips

         2.Tissue paper

         3.A Bowl Of Water

         4Pencil with Eraser

Procedure.

>Fill the bowl with water.

>Tear a piece of tissue paper and gently drop the tissue flat onto the surface of the water.

>Gently place a dry paper clip flat onto the tissue so that it should not touch the water or the tissue paper .

>Use the eraser end of the carefully poke the tissue (not the paper clip) until the tissue sinks.The tissue will sink and leave the paper clip floating.

Reason ;;

     This is possible to make paperclip float on water surface due to surface tension .Basically it means that there is a sort of skin on the surface of water where the water molecules hold on tight together .If the Condition are right,they can hold tight enough to support your paper clip.The paper clip is not  truly floating ,it is being held up by the surface tension .Many insects use this ”Skin” to walk across the surface of a stream.


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