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KSAT Kids Home Science: What happens when you stick a pencil through a bag of water?

Check out this cool demonstration

Are you looking for something fun to do at home that has a little bit of science behind it?
Are you looking for something fun to do at home that has a little bit of science behind it?

SAN ANTONIO – Hello parents, teachers and students!

Are you looking for something fun to do at home that has a little bit of science behind it?

Well, check out this demonstration that shows what happens when you stick a pencil through a bag of water. The demonstration is courtesy of Cool Science Experiments Headquarters.

Be sure to check out GMSA@9 on Wednesdays when Meteorologist Kaiti Blake does the demonstrations and explains the science behind it. To view the video, click on the player above.

What happens when you stick a pencil through a bag of water?

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • plastic baggie
  • water
  • sharpened pencils
  • paper towels (for cleanup)
  • container

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About the Authors:

Kaiti Blake is a child weather-geek-turned-meteorologist. A member of the KSAT Weather Authority, Kaiti is a co-host of the Whatever the Weather video podcast. After graduating from Texas Tech University, Kaiti worked at WJTV 12 in Jackson, Mississippi and KTAB in Abilene.

Ben Spicer is a digital journalist who works the early morning shift for KSAT.