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Water Screen Discrepant Event

Water Screen Discrepant Event

Water Screen is a discrepant event, or short experiment, that demonstrates the properties of cohesion and surface tension. First, a stretchy net or cheese cloth is drapped over the opening of bottle using a rubber band. Water is poured through the net or cloth into the bottle. A playing card is used to cover the opening of the bottle. Next, the bottle is turned upside down and the playing card is removed. As the playing card is slid across the...

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