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Publisher: The Naked Scientists
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This Kitchen Sink Experiment by The Naked Scientists is an activity in making "antibubbles," which are the opposite of "ordinary" bubbles (a thin spherical film of air, and water…
  
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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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The article presents and explains the diamond-shaped pattern that appears in the rocket engine and jet engine exhausts. Several photographs illustrate this phenomenon, and images…
Atwood Machine in Fluid Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The Atwood Machine in a Fluid model shows two masses connected by strings and pulleys immersed in a water tank. Each mass is acted on by gravitational, buoyant, and drag forces.…
  
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Try this Physics Central feature to see an activity that illustrates the Raleigh-Taylor instability--the creation of ripples at the surface between two fluids with the higher-density…
  
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This site provides an introduction to how the pressure and temperature of the atmosphere vary with altitude. A series of questions, drawings, and graphs help bring out the physics…
  
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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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Build a bottle rocket from a soda bottle and a pump. Investigate the effects of adding water. Be sure to do this activity with adult supervision.
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: Dissemination of IT for the Promotion of Materials Science
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This site, from the University of Cambridge, describes an experiment to measure the pressure versus strain of a cylindrical balloon as it is inflated to produce an aneurysm.…
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