Tag Archives for: "buoyancy"

Everything You Need to Know About Force & Motion

What can you do with 100 battery-powered toy cars? Why does a rocket go up when its thrusters are pointing down? Why should you carry your grocery bags at your elbows instead of in your hands? The answers to these questions and more lie ahead.

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Show Me Some Science! Buoyancy

The Little Shop team experiments with putting different objects in different fluids and seeing which float. Helium filled bubbles in the air and granite in mercury metal! Does it float?

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Show Me Some Science: Balloon Buoyancy

There’s nothing intrinsically “floaty” about helium. You can make a helium balloon that sinks, if it’s cold enough, as we see in this video.

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Show Me Some Science! Air Has Mass

The Little Shop of Physics Crew plays bounce off of a 3.7 meter (approximately 12-foot) beach ball in order to show that air does indeed have mass.

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