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Suspend an object in the air by blowing down on it.
Watch water boil at room temperature.
As René Descartes (almost) said, "I sink, therefore I am."
Feel atmospheric pressure changes by stepping into a garbage bag.
Take the pressure off pickling.
Make the liquid in this toy rise and fall in a cycle.
You’ll feel the pressure to do some heavy lifting.
Plunge into hydraulics with a pair of dueling syringes.
Levitating magnets show how the Earth’s atmosphere stacks up.
Make a reverse Cartesian diver.
Put a new twist on pressure changes.
Design, build, and test a model simple circulatory system.
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