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Name: Do Your Feet Affect How Far You Slide on a Water Slide?

Category: Dynamics

Date Added: 22 October 2014 - 01:39 PM

Submitter: Flipping Physics

Short Description: None Provided

If you hold your feet flat or point them, does it change how far you slide. This video shows the answer and explains why using the concept of drag force.

Content Times:

0:26 Showing the two foot positions

0:57 Defining aerodynamic

1:41 Defining the Drag Force

2:32 A closer look at the cross sectional area

4:04 Showing the answer

5:05 Comparing splashes

5:43 A second demonstration

6:22 Many thanks

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