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Publisher: Barkley
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Explore symmetry and snowflakes at this site by Barkley. On the screen, a piece of paper will be folded for you, and all you have to do is cut away whatever you like with the…
  
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Publisher: University of Toronto: Experimental Nonlinear Physics Group
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This website, from the University of Toronto, provides a discussion of the instability that gives rise to ripples on the surface of icicles. A description of this instability is…
  
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Publisher: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
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This site provides a description of how research teams from the Lawrence Livermore and the Los Alamos National Laboratories are joining forces to develop a physics-based model of…
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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Physics Central; Publisher: American Physical Society
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Find out how astronauts can float about in their orbiting spacecraft and feel no effects of gravity. See what boiling water looks like in space.
  
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Publisher: Science@NASA
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This NASA website has QuickTime videos that compare boiling water on Earth and in space. A photo shows the bubble that forms in space once some of the water is boiled. Text provides…
  
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Publisher: Science@NASA
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This NASA website explores flames in microgravity and shows photos of flames in space. Also, it describes a related experiment in which spiral patterns are observed when a slowly…
  
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Check out this site by Paul Doherty, Senior Scientist at the Exploratorium, to learn about the burning peanut experiment and about food energy and how it is measured. The site…
  
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Publisher: Exploratorium
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This Exploratorium activity uses dipping birds to provide an introduction to heat engines which convert heat energy to mechanical work. The site contains an explanation of the…