Hydraulic Puzzle


A glass tube of colored water suspended by a rod and clamp

Concept Overview:

1. Test the students' thinking after talking about various features of hydrostatics.

Lecturer Procedure

Step(s) to Follow Expected Result

1. Ask students to make a prediction as to what will happen when the clamp is removed from the hose.

2. Remove clamp from hose.

3. Discuss.

Liquid will come down the tube, but will not come out of the hose


FL: HS - 008