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This Exploratorium activity uses dipping birds to provide an introduction to heat engines which convert heat energy to mechanical work.  The site contains an explanation of the physics involved and also an extension activity that powers the bird with a light source. You can read about how a phyicist measured the power output of the dipping bird.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Heat
- First Law
- Models
= Ideal Gas
- Phase Transitions
Motion, Forces, and Energy
- Applications of Newton's Laws
- Work and Energy
- High School
- Middle School
- Informal Education
- Instructional Material
= Activity
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- text/html
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Keywords: energy, fluids, pressure, temperature, vapor, work
Record Cloner: Metadata instance created July 6, 2006 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: Aug 02, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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AIP Format
(Exploratorium, San Francisco), WWW Document, (https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/dipping-bird).
AJP/PRST-PER
Dipping Bird (Exploratorium, San Francisco), <https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/dipping-bird>.
APA Format
Dipping Bird. (n.d.). Retrieved November 27, 2022, from Exploratorium: https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/dipping-bird
Chicago Format
Exploratorium. Dipping Bird. San Francisco: Exploratorium. https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/dipping-bird (accessed 27 November 2022).
MLA Format
Dipping Bird. San Francisco: Exploratorium. 27 Nov. 2022 <https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/dipping-bird>.
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@misc{ Title = {Dipping Bird}, Publisher = {Exploratorium}, Volume = {2022}, Number = {27 November 2022}, Year = {} }
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