Experiment of the Week: Pool Noodle Marble Run
By WestKentucky Staff
PADUCAH, KY - Here is this week's expreriment from Hooked On Science, with a video demonstration below the instructions:

Pool Noodle Marble Run

Looking for something to do with all those extra pool noodles?  If so, using a few ingredients from around the house, you can turn a pool noodle into a marble run.


  • Pool Noodle
  • Box Cutter
  • Marbles


STEP 1:  Using the box cutter, have an adult, cut the pool noodle, with a hole down the center, in half, lengthwise. 

STEP 2:  Attach the pool noodle halves to the wall.  Make sure the start of the pool noodle marble run is higher when compared to the end of the pool noodle marble run.     

STEP 3:  Hold a marble at the start of the pool noodle marble run.  Release the marble and observe.     

Published 11:00 AM, Wednesday Jun. 26, 2013
Updated 10:05 AM, Wednesday Jun. 26, 2013


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