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Is Air Something?

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http://www.sci.mus.mn.us/sln/tf/nav/aircluster.html

A collection of Thinking Fountain cards developed with Museum Magnet School classes studying air and wind.

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http://www.sci.mus.mn.us/sln/tf/w/ whirlingwonders/whirlingwonders.html

Whirling Wonders - These things whirl as they rise or fall through the air.

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http://www.sci.mus.mn.us/sln/tf/s/suds/suds.html

Suds- I really like blowing bubbles but the worst part is when they break.

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http://www.sci.mus.mn.us/sln/tf/p/paperclip/paperclip.html

Make a parachute that will carry a paper clip load.

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http://www.sci.mus.mn.us/sln/tf/p/ parachutingpinwheel/parachutingpinwheel.html

Parachuting Pinwheel
Here's a pinwheel that works without wind.

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http://www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/bubbles/bubbles.html
by Ron Hipschman.

What is so fascinating about bubbles? The precise spherical shape, the incredibly fragile nature of the microscopically thin soap film, the beautiful colors that swirl and shimmer, or most likely, a combination of all these phenomena? Why does a bubble form a sphere at all? Why not a cube, tetrahedron, or other geometrical figure? Let's look at the forces that mold bubbles.

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http://www.PlaneMath.com/activities/flightpath/flightpathhome.html

Flight Path: Find the shortest path between two cities.

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http://www.planemath.com/activities/liftoff/liftoff_home.html

LiftOff: A old fable helps you understand how planes lift.

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http://wings.avkids.com/

Aeronautics Internet Textbook, activities, lessons and links.

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http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/airplane/

Beginner's Guide to Aeronautics: airplanes, jet engines, kites, model rockets and wind tunnels



Related Pages:
Is Air Something? Index
Aerodynamics Index

 

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Last Updated: Jun 12 2014

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