Marvel Science Club Week 3: This week our experiments taught our kids about the superpowers of Air Pressure. Using a Tornado Blower, first we tried to keep a ball flying in the air while Gravity, aka Batman, was fighting with Air Pressure, aka Superman. Our superhero scientists experimented with the physics of air pressure during the last semester and we’re happy to report that they grasped the concepts quite well.
For our second and third experiments we reached out to the great Swiss physicist with the Italian last name. Senior Bernoulli discovered the principle of low and high pressure. First, we tried to make a mummy using the same Tornado Blower plus some toilet paper. Then, we inflated giant wind bags using one breath. To no one’s surprise, Bernoulli’s principle works quite marvelously. Check out the video we made on our Facebook page.