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Do It
photo of soap fish cutouts grab
  • a piece of construction paper
  • a scissors
  • liquid soap
  • a large, flat pan of water
  1. Ask an adult for permission to use scissors. Cut a fish shape out of the construction paper.
  2. Cut a narrow channel, from the fish's tail to the center of the fish.
  3. Float your fish on the surface of some water.
  4. Place a drop of liquid soap in the center of the fish. Watch your fish swim away!
what happened?
Try the experiment, tell us what happens and watch DFTV for your results! What things did you try to make your fish swim?

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