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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Ball and Funnel

PIRA 2C20.35

Image:

Photo of Demo

Description:

Air is flowing out of the funnel at a high velocity. If a ping pong ball is placed in the funnel, the low pressure created by the high velocity air going around the ball will keep it in the funnel, even when held upside down.

Recipe and
Location:

Ping Pong Ball
Air Hose w/Funnel

Video:

Streaming Video:

Ball and Funnel

MPG Video:

Ball and Funnel

 

Real Video:

Ball and Funnel

Notes:

none at this time

 

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