2B60.29 Chain Siphon

Concepts

Siphons

Overview

A chain of beads self-siphons out of a beaker with a sufficient height change once set in motion.

Details

Equipment

  • [1] Chain
  • [2] Beaker
  • [1] Funnel
  • [1] Lab stand
  • [1] Ring clamp

Classroom Assembly

  1. Place an empty beaker on the lab stand.
  2. Attach the ring clamp to the lab stand.
  3. Place the funnel on the ring clamp.

Script

  1. Hold the beaker containing the chain above the funnel.
  2. Grab one red-taped end of the chain and feed it into the funnel. This should make the chain steadily siphon out of the top beaker.

 

Additional Resources

References

  • PIRA 2B60.29

Disclaimer

  • Don't attempt this at home!

Last revised

  • 2018

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