Mr. Russell’s Classroom: The Science Behind A Bed Of Nails

Kids, do NOT try this at home!

Have you ever watched a video of someone laying on a bed of nails! We bet you were thinking, “OUCH! That’s gotta hurt!” Well, today J-Stace the Science Ace and his friends from Catawba Science explain the science behind this dangerous-looking stunt.

Science Word of the DayPressure can be defined as the amount of force exerted on a given area.

Jonathan let the professionals show him how it’s done and then he tried it out for himself. Find out if Jonathan could master this skill of laying on a bed of nails without wincing or crying.

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