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Interactive video lesson plan for: Why Does Wine Cry?

Activity overview:

The drops that form around the side of a wine glass are strange, but most people don't realize just how strange. Here the effect is explained, along with time-lapse footage of these "tears" or "legs" of wine to show the effect for what it truly is.

Naturally, such a short video has to contain some simplifications. For more details, check out the Wikipedia article (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tears_of_wine) or James Thomson's original explanation in 1855 (http://books.google.com/books?id=MVIwAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA330#v=onepage&q&f=false).

Music by Emancipator.

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