Shrink a Cup in a Pressure Cooker

Are your styrofoam cups too big? Do they hold just too much liquid for you to handle? Instead of super-sized, do you prefer your cups tiny sized? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then you need to try this week’s experiment. All you need is a pressure cooker, water, styrofoam cup and an unlocked back door. I chose my sister in-laws house, because after all, you shouldn’t do this experiment at home, but rather at a friend’s home. This experiment helps answer the question, “what will happen if I put something under extreme pressure?”

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