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Pressure, density and Archimedes principle : floating, sinking and swimming

Author: Landmark Media, Inc.
Publisher: Falls Church, VA : Landmark Media, c[2003?]
Series: Water works.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
An investigation of how water's own weight is responsible for buoyancy and an examination of the concept of pressure. A "Cartesian diver" shows why there is no stable state between floating and sinking, except on a density layer. The program concludes with some explanations of the physics of beaches.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Landmark Media, Inc.
OCLC Number: 54526386
Credits: Editor, Matthew Clifton ; Writer / Producer, Dick Beilby.
Performer(s): Presenter, Dick Beilby.
Description: 1 videodisc (30 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Water works.
Other Titles: Pressure, density & Archimedes principle
Floating, sinking and swimming
Floating, sinking & swimming
Responsibility: presented by Landmark Media.

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An investigation of how water's own weight is responsible for buoyancy and an examination of the concept of pressure. A "Cartesian diver" shows why there is no stable state between floating and sinking, except on a density layer. The program concludes with some explanations of the physics of beaches.

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