Science Museum Famous Drinking Bird

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About this product

Overview

Product overview

• You will never quench this bird’s thirst
• How does the bird appear to drink water?
• Entertaining, fascinating and almost hypnotic to watch

What does the Famous Drinking Bird do?
Dip the bird’s beak into a glass of water and you will set this Famous Drinking Bird in motion. It will start to dip its head lower and lower until it appears to be actually taking a drink. It will then start the cycle again, and again, and again.

How does the Famous Drinking Bird work?
Although it may look like perpetual motion, this curiosity is actually caused by a heat engine. As long as you ensure that the beak can get wet, the bird will continue to ‘drink’.



Rated 5 out of 5 by from Drinking Bird My husband had wanted one of these since he was a schoolboy and a friend had one (55 years ago!). He is delighted with it.
Date published: 2017-01-25
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Specification

Specification
Brand Science Museum
Licensed Yes
Recommended Age 8+
Minimum Age 3+
Power Requirements N/A
Package Width 51 mm
Package Depth 51 mm
Package Height 182 mm
Package Weight 60 g
Warranty 12 months
Package Contents
1x Famous Drinking Bird
User Manual

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