This is a fantastic experiment. I have used it to reinforce a variety of different topics; thermal expansion, gas laws, molar gas volume, kinetic theory, solids liquids and gases etc.

A can of soda is heated over a burner before being inverted in a tub of water. The can instantly collapses.

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Preparation Time                2 Mins

Difficulty                            4/10

WOW! Factor                    8/10

LINK TO RECIPE

Crush Can