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This Exploratorium Science Snack contains an activity utilizing a Cartesian diver, a tube that barely floats when placed in water.  The diver is made from a condiment packet and placed in a squeezable plastic bottle where it will float or sink according to changes in pressure.  You'll find an explanation of what happens in terms of fluids and mechanics, lists materials needed, and offers assembly instructions.
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Keywords: Cartesian diver, bouyancy, floating and sinking, pressure
Record Creator: Metadata instance created June 13, 2006 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: Oct 13, 2006 by Ed Lee
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(Exploratorium, San Francisco, 2006), WWW Document, (http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/condiment_diver/index.html).
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Condiment Diver (Exploratorium, San Francisco, 2006), <http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/condiment_diver/index.html>.
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Condiment Diver. (2006, August 4). Retrieved July 31, 2014, from Exploratorium: http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/condiment_diver/index.html
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Exploratorium. Condiment Diver. San Francisco: Exploratorium, August 4, 2006. http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/condiment_diver/index.html (accessed 31 July 2014).
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Condiment Diver. San Francisco: Exploratorium, 2006. 4 Aug. 2006. 31 July 2014 <http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/condiment_diver/index.html>.
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