Why fluids exert pressure and how it relates to force and area. How to calculate pressure or force and factors that affect fluid pressure.
Provides a short overview of the siphoning process and explains how gravity and air pressure play a role.
Reviews why fluids exert pressure, how pressure is related to force and area, how to calculate pressure, and factors that affect fluid pressure.
Find out why water creates a type of friction called drag and how a swimmer can reduce drag to swim faster.
Learn how air pressure--instead of water and gravity--is used to flush the toilet on an airplane and where the waste goes after it leaves the toilet.
Find out how puffed breakfast cereals are made and why they "snap, crackle, and pop" in milk.
Find out how muscles and Boyle's law explain how we move air into and out of our lungs.
Learn how pressure inside bike tires is related to temperature and how to keep your bike tires at a safe pressure.
Learn about strange fluids such as oobleck that do not follow Newton's laws and why their unusual properties might be useful.
Find out how to use a hydraulic car jack and how Pascal's law explains how it works.