Flame-Retardant Balloon – Flinn Scientific Canada


Show students a “special” balloon that doesn’t pop when exposed to a flame. Students will come up with very clever ideas for why the balloon doesn’t pop. But, when all is said and done, the “magic” is the result of important scientific principles involving specific heat capacity and heat transfer.

Click here to download the complete instructions for the activity 

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