The Pepper Experiment | Experimonkey | Cool science experiments for kids


  • A Bowl
  • Water
  • Pepper
  • Dish Detergent


  1. Fill the bowl about halfway with water.

  2. Shake some pepper onto the surface of the water, so that the water's surface is mostly covered.

  3. Dip one of your fingers into the water. Did anything happen?

  4. Now, put a small drop of dish soap on your finger and try again. What happened this time?

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