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Do It
photo of an egg, bottle, and matches grab
  • a peeled, hard-boiled egg
  • an empty glass bottle, with a neck slightly smaller than the egg
  • three matches
  1. Grab a parent or adult to light the first match and then light the other two.
  2. Drop all three lit matches inside the bottle.
  3. Before the matches burn out, place the egg in the mouth of the bottle.
  4. The matches go out and the egg starts to slide in!
what happened?
Try the experiment, tell us what happens and watch DFTV for your results! Why does the egg go in the bottle?

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