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Deflating Soap Bubble
written by Gregor Steele
A Tracker experiment that uses video analysis tool to study the rate at which a soap bubble shrinks as it deflates through a capillary tube. Combining this data with an independent determination of the surface tension of the soap solution enables you to determine the viscosity of air.

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.6 of Java (JRE).
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Fluid Mechanics
- Dynamics of Fluids
= Viscosity
- Surface Tension
= Force of Surface Tension
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Demonstration
= Laboratory
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Metadata instance created January 20, 2015 by Douglas Brown
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G. Steele, Computer Program DEFLATING SOAP BUBBLE (2015), WWW Document, (https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13404&DocID=3991).
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