Science Of Imagineering: Fluids - Classroom Edition
What bit of science do the Imagineers turn to when they want to make a splash? Fluids! In this DVD, the Imagineers demonstrate how they use fluids to their advantage in constructing rides and attractions like Grizzly River Run and The Seas with Nemo and Friends. Students will learn that a fluid is any substance that flows or moves easily due to its molecular make-up. They will also discover how fluid dynamics help us learn how fluids move and behave and also how fluids can be used to create mechanical advantage.
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- Disney Educational
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Real Imagineers using rollercoasters, water slides and thrill rides to explain concepts like potential and kinetic energy or the acceleration of a falling object. Not only do these Imagineering DVD's make the concepts perfectly clear, they actually cause you to start noticing science at work in the world all around you. A powerful teaching tool that's also lots of fun for adults, it makes science exciting and relevant. The host is young and appealing, a great role model for kids. The series is ideal for grades 5-9 but would serve a much wider group.