Materials List: Falling Water

Each group needs:

  • plastic drinking straw; clear is best
  • cup or glass, to hold colored water for dipping the straw
  • meter stick
  • pencil or pen
  • marking pens
  • newsprint, newspaper or blank paper; minimum of 12-16 sheets per team

For the entire class to share:

  • 1 or 2 plastic, gallon-size (3.78 liter-size) milk containers to distribute water
  • water, preferably colored with food coloring
  • Falling Water Worksheet, one per team