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This applet experiments with a helium balloon, a hot air balloon, or a rigid sphere filled with different gases. The user can discover what makes some balloons float and others sink. Teaching ideas and activities are included. The direct link to the simulation is given as a mirror URL. This is part of a larger collection developed by the Physics Education Technology project (PhET).

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

    Keywords:

    NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),buoyancy,Statics of Fluids,Fluid Mechanics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080905115237732T,temperature,Ideal Gas,Models,fluids,thermodynamics,Density and Buoyancy,Informal Education,Higher Education,gas,Gas law,pressure,Chemistry,Physics,Thermo & Stat Mech,Engineering,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Technology,Geoscience

    Language:

    English

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    Public - Available to anyone

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