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Other

Description:

This site 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, sink, or hover according to changes in pressure. The provides an explanation of what happens in terms of fluids and mechanics, lists materials needed, and offers assembly instructions. This activity is part of Exploratorium's Science Snacks series.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Physics
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
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  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Informal Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Higher Education,NSDL,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Technical Education (Lower Division),Science,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Science -- Physics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110201183948874T,General Public,High School,Science -- Instructional issues,Education,Physics,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Technical Education (Upper Division)

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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