Aerodynamics & Hydrodynamics Videos (5 results)

You've seen for yourself, or in videos, planes flying, rockets hurdling towards space, boats racing through the water and submarines exploring the depths of the ocean. Have you ever stopped and thought about the aerodynamics and hydrodynamics involved in their operation? There is a lot of interesting science that goes into how they work!

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Have you ever wondered what makes a paper plane fly? Some paper planes clearly fly better than others. But why is this? In this activity, you will explore how changing the forces that act on a plane will affect its flight. So, get ready to start folding! Written instructions are available on our website at https://www.sciencebuddies.org/stem-activities/paper-airplanes-aerodynamics?from=YouTube. Science Buddies also hosts a library of instructions for over 1,000 other hands-on science projects,…
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This fun video shows how to make a parachute for your bottle rocket. For detailed instructions, and to learn about the science behind this activity, click https://www.sciencebuddies.org/stem-activities/bottle-rocket-design?from=YouTube To learn how to make and shoot bottle rockets, watch the video https://youtu.be/c4Iu_-jqegw or click https://www.sciencebuddies.org/stem-activities/bottle-rocket-design?from=YouTube Science Buddies also hosts a library of instructions for over 1,000 other…
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Bottle rockets are fun! This video shows how you can make fins and a nose cone from items you have around the house. Written instructions and the scientific explanation of what propels these rockets are available on our website at https://www.sciencebuddies.org/stem-activities/bottle-rocket-design?from=YouTube. Watch the video https://youtu.be/qfelBhJPQ1o for help on designing a parachute.  Science Buddies also hosts a library of instructions for over 1,000 other hands-on science projects,…
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This is basic rocket science. I explain the basics of stability and show an easy way to find the rocket's center of gravity and check its flight stability
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The Planetary Society's citizen-funded mission, LightSail-1, will launch on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy in 2016. It will test solar sails to propel low-cost "cube-sats," with technology that could open highways to the planets. STORY: http://goo.gl/7t
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