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Glitter Light Bulb Experiment with McKeyla Doll
Now you can perform an experiment at home with Project Mc2TM leader, McKeyla McAlisterTM;. Make your own glitter globe light again and again using safe household ingredients like water, glitter and glycerine.
Picking Up S.T.E.A.M.
Most people know that wires conduct electricity, but did you know that tap water can as well? To turn on the light, you need electricity to flow from the battery to the light and back -- a complete circuit. Turning the bulb right side up allows electricity to flow through the water and reach the light. You add glycerine because it thickens the water, making it more like syrup. Now, the glitter will fall slower.