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How does pressure propel sailboats?

An activity about air pressure to explore what makes a good sail. You'll need some foil, styrofoam, paper, straws, a long pipe, tape, scissors, a stopwatch and water.

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Steamy Science: Demonstrating Condensation

A simple experiment to demonstrate the effects of pressure and how gases work.

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The Power of Words - Physics to go

An experiment from our Physics To Go series about air pressure. All you need is a table with flat edge, ruler and a sheet of newspaper.

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Cartesian Diver - Physics to go

An experiment from our Physics To Go series about density and pressure. All you need is a large plastic bottle, water, a glass, straw, BluTack and scissors.

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Dry Dive - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about particle theory and pressure. All you need is a bowl, a glass, water and a tissue.

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Lifting Lemon - Physics to go

An experiment from our Physics To Go series about air pressure and density. All you need is a slice of lemon, four matches, pint glass, ashtray and water.

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Power of words - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about air pressure. All you need is a table, ruler and a newspaper

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Cup Trick - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about pressure. All you need is two identical paper or plastic cups.

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Waterproof Hanky - Physics to go

An experiment from our Physics To Go series about surface tension and air pressure. All you need is a large glass, ashtray or similar, water, handkerchief or similar.

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Glass lift - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about particle theory and pressure. All you need is two plastic glasses, paper towel, hot water and a sink.

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