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Try puncturing a balloon with a paper clip at different places--you can amaze your friends with the result. Find out how self-sealing fuel tanks work.
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Keywords: balloon, elasticity, pressure
Record Creator: Metadata instance created January 20, 2004 by Kyle Whipple
Record Updated: Aug 13, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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August 3, 2007
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AIP Format
(Questacon, Canberra, 2004), WWW Document, (
Balloon Surprise (Questacon, Canberra, 2004), <>.
APA Format
Balloon Surprise. (2007, August 3). Retrieved December 3, 2023, from Questacon:
Chicago Format
Questacon. Balloon Surprise. Canberra: Questacon, August 3, 2007. (accessed 3 December 2023).
MLA Format
Balloon Surprise. Canberra: Questacon, 2004. 3 Aug. 2007. 3 Dec. 2023 <>.
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@misc{ Title = {Balloon Surprise}, Publisher = {Questacon}, Volume = {2023}, Number = {3 December 2023}, Month = {August 3, 2007}, Year = {2004} }
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