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Flash Freeze Boiling Water in Mid-Air!

How to throw boiling water into the air and have it freeze instantly. Its so cold outside (-3 degrees F) that our cup of boiling water instantly flash freezes when thrown in the air! Click to watch the video we made Flash Freeze Boiling Water in Mid-Air!

You Will Need...

  • Boiling Water
  • Cup
  • 7 Degree or Lower Temperature
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  • Step 1

    Boil water in a pot. {or microwave in a cup}
  • Step 2

    Fill a cup with the boiling water from the pot. Tip: It's best to have a cup with a handle.
  • Step 3

    Throw the water! {Don't let go of the cup. HA!}
  • Step 4

    It works! A cup of boiling hot water thrown into very cold air {our temp was -3 degrees F} that it almost instantly froze while in midair and turned into a stream of snow.
  • Step 5

    The kids had SO much fun throwing boiling water outside today. {snicker} That sounds unsafe... doesn't it. {eek!} Both Jason and I were right there supervising. {pinky swear} This was such a cool science experiment for us to enjoy as a family. You can tell the boys had such a great time.
  • Step 6

    Click to watch the video we made Flash Freeze Boiling Water in Mid-Air! Sorry for the bad quality as we weren't going to publish it because we didn't think it would work. {HA!}

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