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Surface Tension-Driven Flow

First page of Surface Tension-Driven Flow

Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
Audience: Educators, Informal Education

Grade Levels: 5-12
Publication Year: 1997
Product Number: EG-1997-08-110-HQ
Subjects: General Science, Physical Science

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.

Page Last Updated: December 31st, 2014
Page Editor: Flint Wild