A Wing and Some Air

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A quick demonstration of the misbehavior of air pressure can be done with just a piece of paper. Have individuals fold one, place it crease-pointing-up near the edge of their desks, and blow beneath it. The opposite of what you would expect happens! Be aware that the instructions may be unclear to youngsters, making this best explained in class rather than given as an at-home assignment.

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Pros

  • Neatly formatted instructions
  • A simple and surprising demonstration that can be done anywhere
Cons

  • What you do is somewhat confusing; basically, you need to stand the folded page like a tent and then blow inside