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# Pressure in Fluids

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## Pressure in Fluids

by CK-12 //basic

Why fluids exert pressure and how it relates to force and area. How to calculate pressure or force and factors that affect fluid pressure.

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## Liquid Pressure

by CK-12 //basic

Examines how depth of fluid and pressure are related.

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## The Siphon

by CK-12 //basic

Provides a short overview of the siphoning process and explains how gravity and air pressure play a role.

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## Pressure in Fluids Quiz - MS PS

by CK-12 //basic

Reviews why fluids exert pressure, how pressure is related to force and area, how to calculate pressure, and factors that affect fluid pressure.

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## Pressure in Fluids Practice

by CK-12 //basic

Practice Pressure in Fluids questions

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• Real World Application

## What a Drag!

by CK-12 //basic

Find out why water creates a type of friction called drag and how a swimmer can reduce drag to swim faster.

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• Real World Application

## Pop Rock Explosion

by CK-12 //basic

Find out why pop rock candy pops and fizzes in your mouth.

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• Real World Application

## Pressure Flush

by CK-12 //basic

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.

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• Real World Application

## Shot from a Cannon

by CK-12 //basic

Find out how puffed breakfast cereals are made and why they "snap, crackle, and pop" in milk.

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• Real World Application

## Breathing Muscles

by CK-12 //basic

Find out how muscles and Boyle's law explain how we move air into and out of our lungs.

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• Real World Application

## Pump It Up

by CK-12 //basic

Learn how pressure inside bike tires is related to temperature and how to keep your bike tires at a safe pressure.

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## What Would Newton Say?

by CK-12 //basic

Learn about strange fluids such as oobleck that do not follow Newton's laws and why their unusual properties might be useful.

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• Real World Application

## Jack It Up

by CK-12 //basic

Find out how to use a hydraulic car jack and how Pascal's law explains how it works.

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