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Motion on the Water

Price: $29.95
Order Number: 707.0510
Format : DVD
The motion of bodies of water is extremely important to fishermen, boaters, and aircraft carriers. But water’s motion can also be harnessed for power! An engineer explains how waterwheels are used for creating energy, and a ship’s captain explains how boats maneuver.

This episode challenges students to:
•Understand that surface tension is a force between a liquid and solid materials that resist being wetted by a liquid.
•Identify how a water spider travels across water.
•Calculate the time it takes for a hydrofoil to cross water.
•Explore how displacement works to keep ships afloat.

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Rights granted include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance, c) campus or building closed circuit and digital/video-on-demand transmission.

Ideal for grades: 6 - 9
Duration: 20 minutes
Producer: South Carolina ETV
Series Code: 707 & 707.0500

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