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Floating Ball
# 2C20.30


Description: Turn on the blower. Place the beachball in the air stream. Change the angle of the air stream. Notice how the ball rolls back to the wind source when you turn the blower off.

Instructions:

Purchased/Built: built

Setup Time: 5 min.

Quant. in Demo Room: 1

Demo References
Hilton M-12b Float a ball in an air stream.
The Video Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations Disc 13-04 A styrofoam ball is suspended in an air jet from a vacuum cleaner.
Sutton M-292 A ping pong ball is supported on a vertical stream of water, air or steam.

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