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This site from the NASA Glenn Research Center offers a brief introduction to propulsion with many links to explore related concepts in depth. Topics include Newton's laws, thrust,…
  
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Publisher: Questacon
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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.
  
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Publisher: Ontario Science Center
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Challenge your friend to blow up a balloon inside a bottle. It should be easy. An explanation is included.
  
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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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This applet enables you to experiment with a balloon filled with different gases inside a container that can hold two different gases at various pressures. You can discover what…
  
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This site from Hyperphysics provides a description of Pascal's Principle, which explains how pressure is transmitted in an enclosed fluid. A drawing and sample calculations are…
  
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This page of Hyperphysics, from Georgia State University, develops the relationship between tension, pressure, and radius in a balloon. The same ideas are then applied to the walls…
  
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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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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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