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This site describes the effect of a regular pattern of round protuberances on the flippers of humpback whales on how water flows past these flippers. The site includes a photograph of dye streams in a testing tank that reveals the flow pattern.

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    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

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    Informal Education,hydrofoil,Streamlines,Higher Education,Middle School,NSDL,Flow Rate,water tunnel,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Dynamics of Fluids,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20081005193632451T,humpback whale,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Physics,General Public,Fluid Mechanics

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    English

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