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Glass and Card Trick
# 2B30.45


Description: The demonstrator fills a glass with water and places a piece of plastic over the top. When the glass is inverted, the plastic will not fall off and the water will not flow out.

Instructions:

Parts: plastic petri dish, glass of water

Purchased/Built: built

Setup Time: 5 min

Quant. in Demo Room: 1

Demo References
The American Journal of Physics AJP 44(6),604 A 2 m long Plexiglas tube is used for the inverted glass demo. More on dissolved gasses in liquid and cavitation using the same tube.

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