Gravity VS Lift

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Grade Level
High School
Subject
Science
Length of Time
10-45min.
Description

This experiment will help the students understand how lift must be greater than gravity for something to fly.

Goals

*The students to underderstand how lift must be greater than gravity for flight.

Materials Needed

*hair blow dryer

*ping-pong ball

Procedure

1. turn the blow dryer on

2. place the ping-pong ball ontop of it where the air ia blowing out of

3. observe the blow dryer making the ping-pong ball fly

4. students will see that the lift was puthing harder than gravity letting the ping-pong ball fly

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