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published by the Public Broadcasting Service
This site from PBS shows how to build a simple air cannon with household items. It also contains a poll so that visitors can report their results and compare them with those of other visitors.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
- Dynamics of Fluids
= Vortices
- Informal Education
- Middle School
- Elementary School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
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- Learners
- General Publics
- text/html
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Physics To Go This resource was a Physics To Go feature from September 16, 2007 until October 1, 2007. View the feature here!

Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2006 Twin Cities Public Television, Inc.
Has a copyright or other licensing restriction.
Keywords: Fluid, activity, air cannon, vortex
Record Creator: Metadata instance created June 28, 2010 by Foha Rafiq
Record Updated: Aug 19, 2020 by Lyle Barbato
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when Cataloged:
December 1, 2006
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(Public Broadcasting Service, Arlington, 2006), WWW Document, (
Air Cannon (Public Broadcasting Service, Arlington, 2006), <>.
APA Format
Air Cannon. (2006, December 1). Retrieved May 21, 2024, from Public Broadcasting Service:
Chicago Format
Public Broadcasting Service. Air Cannon. Arlington: Public Broadcasting Service, December 1, 2006. (accessed 21 May 2024).
MLA Format
Air Cannon. Arlington: Public Broadcasting Service, 2006. 1 Dec. 2006. 21 May 2024 <>.
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