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Explorers' Club: Science Room

Environmental science page with info about the ozone layer and water and air pollution.

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Making an Air Thermometer

Instructions on how to make and calibrate a simple thermometer.

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The Java Virtual Wind Tunnel

The interactive Java Virtual Wind Tunnel is a prototype applet which uses computational fluid dynamics (CFD) methods to simulate the flow of air over a two dimensional object.

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Einstein's Explanation of Brownian Motion

An applet showing how a smoke particle moves in air and alongside it the explanation in terms of motion of air molecules

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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Online exhibitions about flight including Apollo to the Moon, Milestones of Flight, How Things Fly, Business Wings, Space Race, Exploring the Planets, GPS etc

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How Auto Air Bags Work

A brief description of how car airbags work, from HowStuffWorks.com.

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Air pressure

physics.org page with fascinating facts all about atmospheric pressure. Did you know that you have one tonne of air pressing down on you?

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How does a thing like that work?

Descriptions of how to carry out the experiments in a lecture tour - covers such topics as Newton's Laws, air pressure and electricity.

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The Air Is There (Air and Temperature)

What will happen to the bounciness of a ball if you cool it down or heat it up? Includes suggested learning outcomes and links for teachers.

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Hindenburg (LZ-119)

At 803.8 feet in length, the German passenger airship Hindenburg (LZ-119) was the largest aircraft ever to fly. The commercial flights of Hindenburg, along with Graf Zeppelin, pioneered the first ...

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