Classroom Activity

Surface Tension-Driven Flow
First page of Surface Tension-Driven Flow

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Audience: Educators
Grades: 5-12


Demonstrate how surface tension changes can cause fluids to flow. "Student reader" pages give background information about surface tension and microgravity. Assess student learning by reviewing answers and sketches on the student worksheet.

Surface Tension-Driven Flow [98KB PDF file]

This demonstration is part of the Microgravity Educator Guide.