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Interactive video lesson plan for: Round 2 of the Coriolis Effect Experiment

Activity overview:

This is a follow-up to my first video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-94if2lPb8

The first video was a response to Derek Muller (Veritasium) and Destin Sandlin (Smartereveryday). Derek and Destin produced complementary videos demonstrating the Coriolis effect in the northern and southern hemispheres: http://bit.ly/ToiletSwirl

An American Scientist reader, Tom DiLiberto (@TDiLiberto - https://twitter.com/TDiLiberto), wrote a blog post challenging their result: http://www.americanscientist.org/blog...

Tom proposed that "the only thing left to do is to assemble an army of kiddie-pool Coriolis experimenters to figure this out once and for all."

I attempted to repeat their results in North Carolina. Here we share those results with the world.

For more information about the Coriolis effect:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corioli...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2mec...

You can find me on Twitter @JLVernonPhd (https://twitter.com/JLVernonPhD) and here: http://www.americanscientist.org.

Tagged under: Physics (Field Of Study),Mathematics (Field Of Study),STEM,Science,Coriolis Effect (Literature Subject),Experiment (Literature Subject)

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