Can I skewer a balloon without it popping? Seems impossible? Let's see.
Instructions for parents:
This is an opportunity for kids to explore learning how to learn.
Concepts such as Observation, Ponder, Imagine, and Hypothesize (Think) are some tools that help to understand the wonderful world around us.
It is best to prepare the materials beforehand and set up the learning environment. The area should be free from distractions and safety is of utmost importance.
For the barbecue balloon experiment, all you need is
Why did this happen?
The polymer chains at the bottom and top of membrane of the balloon are more compacted as compared to the other regions, allowing the skewer to go through without popping.
It seems improbable that a ballon would not pop when skewed by a barbecue stick. But with the right approach and in the right hands it is possible.