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Weather Experiment – Tornado in a Jar

Ever heard of a tornado? It's a type of storm that doesn’t happen very often in Ireland.  A tornado is made up of super strong winds that spin around and around in a tube shape cloud wrecking everything in its path. 

Here’s how to make your own tornado – 

What you will need:

  • A jar with a lid
  • Water
  • Teaspoon of Washing-up Liquid
  • Teaspoon of vinegar

What to do: 

1) Fill the jar nearly full with water.

2) Add the washing-up liquid and vinegar.  

3) Put the lid on and give it a little shake to mix the ingredients. 

4) Now swirl the jar in a circular motion, around and around. The swirling motion creates something called a vortex, which looks just like a tornado.

Weather Jokes: 

What does the cloud wear under his raincoat? 

- Thunderwear!

What do you call a grizzly bear caught in the rain?

- A Drizzly Bear

What did the cloud say to the lightning bolt? 

- You're shocking!

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