In this video the boys are using a trick that is well known among magicians. With just a tiny bit of water they are preventing a balloon from popping when exposed to a candle flame. Check out the science behind it and enjoy trying it at home. The source of inspiration for this experiment is Umeå Universitet resurscentrum i kemi för skolan, www.experimentskafferiet.se.
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To carry out this experiment you need:
1 tea candle or candle
matches or lighter
2 balloons (minimum)