Experiment #3 February 23rd, 2011
Things you will need:
-A Piece of Paper
-(2) 2 Liter Bottles
-Hose that Fits the Funnel
-Ping Pong Ball
What you need to do:
#1 Blow over the top of a piece of paper.
#2 Lay (2) 2 Liter bottle about 4 inches apart on 5 straws each. Blow between the bottles with a small hose.
#3 Put a ping pong ball in an upside down funnel and blow hard.
#4 Support a ping pong ball in the air with a hair dryer-tilt the dryer and watch the ball still suspended.
#5 Support a small basketball in the air with a leaf blower. Tilt the leaf blower. The basketball remains suspended.
What is going on here:
The Bernoulli principle states that as the speed of a moving fluid, (gas or liquid), increases, the pressure within the fluid decreases. Bernoulli makes it all possible!