This applet experiments with a helium balloon, a hot air balloon, or a rigid sphere filled with different gases. The user can discover what makes some balloons float and others sink. Teaching ideas and activities are included. The direct link to the simulation is given as a mirror URL.
This is part of a larger collection developed by the Physics Education Technology project (PhET).
%0 Electronic Source %D November 15, 2007 %T PhET Simulation: Balloons & Buoyancy %I PhET %V 2019 %N 24 June 2019 %8 November 15, 2007 %9 application/java %U https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/balloons-and-buoyancy
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