Lighter Than Air Vehicles
Learn about history and workings of lighter than air vehicles.
Lava lamps are very interesting to look at. But they are also interesting examples of buoyancy, heat transfer and solubility!
Let them bop ‘til they drop! What causes these raisins to reach new heights in this hands on activity?
Learn about the history of surfboards, and how different materials and designs over the years affected the physics at work in surfing.
Explore the concept of displacement of fluids in this hands on activity.
In this hands on activity find out just how much of an iceberg is below the surface. It might surprise you!
It’s not easy to dive deep underwater. How do divers get down deep? Learn how scuba divers manipulate density to move up and down in this hands on activity.
In this challenge activity find out if you can get an egg to float. Learn how the density of matter affects the buoyancy of objects.
Explore the forces of gravity and buoyancy while designing a raft to hold the most weight possible.
Have you ever been on a ship and wondered how you’re staying afloat? The answer is buoyancy!