"Exploding Film Cans" Trailer
Students experiment with fuel-to-air ratios to find out which mixture will send a film can flying through the air. This relates to liquids and gases, air pressure, fuel-to-air ratio, Newton's three laws of motion, and combustion. This video also includes one of Mr. Mac’s crazy stories, “The Kick-Mes Against the Minions,” to help students remember the lesson. Difficulty: Hard
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