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At this site from the Exploratorium, users can discover how to levitate a table tennis ball with the stream of air from a vacuum cleaner.  Also users will find an explanation of what happens in terms of Bernoulli's principle, questions about the activity, and applications to flight. This activity is part of Exploratorium's Science Snacks series.
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Keywords: Bernoulli principle, activity, fluids
Record Creator: Metadata instance created June 12, 2006 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: Aug 02, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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