Elementary Science - Water and pressure

In this MEL Academy lesson your child will:

  • learn the nature of pressure
  • make antigravity water by his own hands
  • find out the science behind Jungle Jack kit

Lesson time

9:00am   PST (San Francisco, Seattle, ...)
10:00am   MST (Phoenix, Denver, ...)
11:00am   CST (Chicago, Houston, ...)
12:00pm   EST (New York, Toronto, ...)
5:00pm   GMT (London, ...)

Lesson duration: 45-55 minutes.

Prepare in advance

In this lesson, we will conduct a "Antigravity water" DIY experiment. Prepare in advance household materials shown below.

DIY Materials

  glass jar or glass bottle
  2x rubber band
  3x toothpick
  gauze (enough to cover jar's or bottle's neck)
  big bowl
  pot of water (to fill the jar or bottle)

MEL Experiment

If you are a subscriber of MEL Kids then you can conduct Jungle Jack experiment:

Jungle Jack


This lesson is presented by Mark Maclaine:

Mark Maclaine

Mark has been an educator for 20 years and has taught more than 20,000 hours of one-on-one lessons to over 1200 students. He initially struggled in school as the academic study didn’t come naturally to him. What was a weakness has become one of his greatest strengths - finding he is able to connect with students who are themselves struggling. Using a set of skills developed over the past two decades and his RELATE Teaching Method, Mark has become one of the best-known educators in the world. He is passionate about his work and is committed to transforming the education system so it works for everyone.