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Dunk and Flip

Dunk and Flip

Learners complete two simple experiments to prove the existence of air and air pressure which surround us. First, they push an inverted cup into water; the air in the cup prevents water from entering. Then, they try to flip up a meter stick covered by paper; the air above the paper pushes down and prevents the stick from moving easily. These can also be used as demonstrations. When learners set up a free account at Kinetic City, they can answer bonus questions at the end of the activity as a quick assessment. As a larger assessment, learners can complete the Smart Attack game after they've completed several activities.

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