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Interactive video lesson plan for: Underwater Explosions (Science with Alan Sailer!) - Smarter Every Day 63

Activity overview:

Click to Tweet -- http://bit.ly/UnderwaterBang
Share to Facebook -- http://on.fb.me/Oz3RAz
Get lost for hours in Alan's Photostream -- http://bit.ly/SailerPhotostream
Download the song -- http://bit.ly/QlDJHT

This is an extremely difficult Fluid Dynamics problem. It's very difficult to explain how complicated it is. All fluid dyanamics professors I showed this to were baffled!

Many of you have asked for the Raw Data so you could do your own analysis. Here it is:

Artist Info:
Gordon McGladdery wrote & Recorded the song "Armadillo"
"Name your price" and download it by clicking here


Shock Induced Cavitation:

Oscillations of a fluid in a pipe (kind of like a drinking straw)
What's interesting is that the deeper the straw is in the water, the more oscillations you'll have because the pressure difference is higher!

Also, read this:
(Thank Gene from MD for that last link)

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The thought is it will help educate the world as a whole, and one day generate enough revenue to pay for their education. Until then if you appreciate what you've learned in this video and the effort that went in to it, please SHARE THE VIDEO!

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Warm Regards,


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