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A brief description of how Hot Air Balloons fly from HowStuffWorks.com. This site includes fascinating pictures of balloons at different stages of their flight.
A very good little applet illustrating projectile motion with and without air resistance.
A nice little demonstration of the concept behind hot air balloons and densities.
A simulation of a mass falling under the influence of gravity while attached to a parachute.
A simulation of two masses (may be altered) falling under the influence of gravity while attached to different sized parachutes.
A collection of interesting experiments dealing with air pressure and aerodynamics.
Download a Java Applet simulating an air track experiment (with variable friction) in which a glider is accelerated by a weight hanging over a pulley - demonstrating Newton's 1nd Law
A brief description of how air-powered cars work from HowStuffWorks.com.
A brief description of how Air Conditioners work from HowStuffWorks.com.
This activity lets you study the projectile range equation in a "golf" like setting. Vary the velocity and angle of the ball to get a hole in one. Add air resistance for more of a challenge. Could ...
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