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Tornado Tube

Item # TORN
Tornado Tube®
$4.31
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Product Overview

Tornado Tube employs hydraulic principles to create the vortex of a tornado within a bottle. Connect 2 empty plastic soft drink bottles together, fill one of the bottles 2/3 full with water, turn it over, spin, and watch the tornado appear. The water is colored with our Colorations® Liquid Watercolor™. Note: Two-liter bottles not included.

PreK-K Core Standards
  • SCI (P) Understand how life is affected because of weather conditions and make predictions.
  • K-ESS3-2. Ask questions to obtain information about the purpose of weather forecasting to prepare for, and respond to, severe weather.

K-3 Core Standards
  • K-PS2-2. Analyze data to determine if a design solution works as intended to change the speed or direction of an object with a push or a pull.*
  • 2-PS1-4. Construct an argument with evidence that some changes caused by heating or cooling can be reversed and some cannot.
  • 3-ESS3-1. Make a claim about the merit of a design solution that reduces the impacts of a weather-related hazard.
  • K-ESS2-1. Use and share observations of local weather conditions to describe patterns over time.
  • 2-ESS2-1. Compare multiple solutions designed to slow or prevent wind or water from changing the shape of the land.
  • 3-ESS2-1. Represent data in tables and graphical displays to describe typical weather conditions expected during a particular season.

Specifications

Brand Name
Tornado Tube®
Age / Grade
Ages 3+ / Grades PreK-3
Alias
TORN
Assembly Required
No
MPN
TORN