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This Hyperphysics page contains photographs of the remarkable cloud that forms around an aircraft breaking the sound barrier. The site describes how pressure changes and the ideal…
  
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This NASA Science press release covers the discovery of tiny flame balls, a shape flames take in microgravity. The article discusses implications of the research for combustion here…
  
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The Physlet Physics Section 4: Thermodynamics provides a technology-enhanced introduction to topics in introductory thermal physics. Interactive javascript simulations are used to…
  
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Publisher: Exploratorium
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This is a student activity on the detection of a warm object with a liquid crystal sheet. This activity also can be a simulation of the detection of infrared radiation. The "For…
  
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Publisher: NASA Glenn Research Center
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Investigating candle flames in microgravity can be done as either a demonstration or an activity. "Student reader" pages give background information about candle flames in…
  
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Try this activity from the Exploratorium-- you'll make the startling observation that soap bubbles can float! Dry ice is required, so gloves and adult supervision are a must. The…
Cold Metal 
  
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Visit this Exploratorium site for an activity on how warm or cold objects seem to the touch. Students can touch pieces of wood, metal, and Styrofoam; then order them by estimated…
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This Nova site presents the science of wildfires. Sections provide information on how firefighters are outfitted, how plants have adapted to wildfires, the physics and chemistry of…
The Physics Teacher
  
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R. Egler; Publisher: American Association of Physics Teachers, Phys. Teach., 28 (9), 599 (1990).
This article, from The Physics Teacher, explains how water puts out fires. It also contains a description of how firefighters determine the water pressure for their hoses--and this…
  
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Publisher: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
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This site provides a description of how research teams from the Lawrence Livermore and the Los Alamos National Laboratories are joining forces to develop a physics-based model of…
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