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Fluids are Fun - Fluidized Sand Bed

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Engineering, Science, Math, STEM

Fluids are Fun - Fluidized Sand Bed

Exhibit Code: OUT-UQ20-C
Zone: Engineering Park
Location: Outside (OUT/000) - Unity Quad
Time: All Day
Appropriate for all ages? Yes

The Fluidized Sand Bed shows how a solid (sand) can act as a fluid under the right conditions. Participants can play with small blocks and toys as they float, sink and bob around just like in water, only to be trapped in place as the sand returns to a solid.

Matt Santullo, Ignazio Scollo, Carly DeLeonardo, Khang Tran


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