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Raketti Block
# 2C20.59
Description: ask the students to try to remove the cylindrical block from the base w/o using their hands. the trick is to blow almost straight down from above the cylinder.

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Purchased/Built: purchased

Quant. in Demo Room: 2

Demo References
The Physics Teacher TPT 28(2),84 An article explaining that the longer path length does not cause lift.
The Physics Teacher TPT 28(2),78 Lift is explained as a reaction force of the airstream pushed down by the airfoil. Several demonstrations are shown.
The American Journal of Physics AJP 55(1),50 Explain lift based on repulsive forces.

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