Video of “Surface tension – Parting of the pepper sea” demonstration

Here are the videos of the “Surface tension – Parting of the pepper sea” demonstration. The higher resolution videos are linked from the GIF captions.

Adding the pepper and trying to part it without the surfactant

p1

Parting the pepper with soap under your nail

p2

An index of all the demonstrations posted on this blog can be found here. Don’t forget to follow @nbkaye on twitter for updates to this blog. If you have a demonstration that you use in class that you would like to share on this blog please email me (nbkaye@clemson.edu). I also welcome comments (through the comments section or via email) on improving the demonstrations.

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