Scientist, Agnes Pockels discovered the science of surface tension of fluids simply doing the dishes in her own kitchen. Pockels designed an apparatus known as the Pockels trough, a key instrument in the new discipline of surface science.
A fun science activity with pennies and water. How many drops of water do you think you can get on a penny?
Sprinkle some pepper in water and make it dance across the surface. Learn about the surface tension of water when you try this fun pepper and soap experiment with kids.