Ok, I know putting out a candle isn't exactly the most challenging thing in the world but why not do it without blowing it out, how about putting it out with science instead!
STEP1 - Fill your water bottle around one quarter of the way full with white vinegar!
STEP2 - Add 3 (or more!) teaspoons of baking powder to your bottle! You can use your funnel, if you've got one to hand! Those bubbles being formed are bubbles of carbon dioxide!
STEP3 - It's time to light your candle! Now that it's lit...we can put it out the scientific way! We're going to do this by 'pouring' the carbon dioxide onto the flame, as shown.
This is easiest to do if your bottle is about one third full of the fizzing mixture. That means you can tip the bottle right over the candle without spilling any liquid and ruining your experiment!
When you mix your baking powder with your white vinegar you're making a chemical reaction!
The result is those bubbles of carbon dioxide.
When you 'pour' the carbon dioxide over the flame there's no room left for oxygen and so the flame goes out!
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