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This applet enables you to experiment with a balloon filled with different gases inside a container that can hold two different gases at various pressures.  You can discover what variables are important in floating and sinking. This is part of a larger collection developed by the Physics Education Technology project (PhET).

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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Fluids
- General
- Statics of Fluids
= Density and Buoyancy
Heat
- Models
= Ideal Gas
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Informal Education
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Curriculum support
= Interactive Simulation
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- Educators
- application/java
- text/html
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Mirror: http://phet.colorado.edu/sims/ideal-gas/ballo…
Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2007 University of Colorado, Physics Education Technology
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Keywords: Gas law, buoyancy, fluids, gas , pressure, temperature, thermodynamics
Record Cloner: Metadata instance created November 15, 2007 by Alea Smith
Record Updated: Jan 21, 2011 by Lyle Barbato
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AIP Format
(Physics Education Technology Project, Boulder, 2007), WWW Document, (http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/balloons-and-buoyancy).
AJP/PRST-PER
PhET Simulation: Balloons & Buoyancy, (Physics Education Technology Project, Boulder, 2007), <http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/balloons-and-buoyancy>.
APA Format
PhET Simulation: Balloons & Buoyancy. (2007, November 15). Retrieved October 22, 2014, from Physics Education Technology Project: http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/balloons-and-buoyancy
Chicago Format
Physics Education Technology Project. PhET Simulation: Balloons & Buoyancy. Boulder: Physics Education Technology Project, November 15, 2007. http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/balloons-and-buoyancy (accessed 22 October 2014).
MLA Format
PhET Simulation: Balloons & Buoyancy. Boulder: Physics Education Technology Project, 2007. 15 Nov. 2007. 22 Oct. 2014 <http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/balloons-and-buoyancy>.
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