Learning Lesson: Going with the Flow

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Tornado in Dimmitt Texas 1995

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Weather Service (NWS)

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Bernoulli's principle states that in fluid flow, an increase in velocity occurs simultaneously with decrease in pressure. The students will discover that the faster air moves (air acting as a fluid), the lower the pressure beccomes within that air flow. They will see this effect blowing between two soda cans.

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