Next Experiment: Diaper genie wind bag

Thursday, October 11, 2012

How many breaths of air will it take to fill a 6 foot long bag?


Diaper Genie Refill


STEP 1: Remove about 6 feet of Diaper Genie refill, cut, and then tie a knot in the end of the Diaper Genie refill.

STEP 2: Using two fingers and two thumbs, hold open the end of the bag that is not tied.

STEP 2: Hold the bag 6 to 12 inches from your mouth, blow a stream of air into the bag, and observe.


As the stream of air from your mouth blows into the bag, it pulls more air into the Diaper Genie bag, creating a super breath. This method allow you to fill the bag with one breath.

Jason Lindsey is a science outreach educator with Hooked on Science. Check out his website for webcasts and experiments.

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