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Air Pressure Can Crusher(All Day) Ages:Elementary,Middle School,High School +

Location

Virtual/At Home

Time

october 9 (Saturday) - 31 (Sunday)

Details

Air pressure can be a super powerful force! The sudden collapsing of an object toward its center is called an “implosion.” In order for the system to stay in equilibrium, the internal pressure of the can has to balance with the can’s external pressure. When the can has extreme temperature differences inside and outside, it implodes. ]

Warning: This experiment requires adult supervision and safety goggles. Pressure buildup can cause the can to explode. Changes in pressure can cause the can to shatter.

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