Drinking Bird


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This Classic Drinking Bird will amaze you! Once it starts, the bird won’t stop drinking! Do you want to learn the science behind the bird? The change in temperature begins a chain reaction that keeps the bird in perpetual motion. As a result of the thermodynamic cycle, It endlessly dips in and out of a glass of water. A crowd pleaser offering hours of science entertainment.

Engage children of all ages with products that will encourage them to explore, understand and be inspired by the world of S.T.E.A.M. (Science, technology, engineering, arts and math). Includes learning guide with key scientific terms.

Teaching points include:

– Principles of energy

– Vapour pressure

– Condensation and evaporation

– Liquid properties, like those of methylene chloride, a volatile liquid that evaporates easily at room temperature because of weak bonds between its molecules.

– Balance and centre of gravity

For ages 14 and up

Warning: Not intended as a toy for children since glass is very thin in order for the item to work properly. Liquid contains methylene chloride which will stain clothing and other surfaces.