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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Convection Tube

PIRA 4B20.10

Image:

Photo of Demo

Description:

Drop a few drops of food coloring the water-filled apparatus. Using your hand or a lighter, heat one side of the tube. The food coloring will be carried along, showing the convection current.

Recipe and
Location:

Convection Tube Demo
Lighter
Food Coloring

Video:

Streaming Video:

Convection Tube

MPG Video:

Convection Tube

Real Video:

Convection Tube

Notes:

none at this time

 

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