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Duke Research Blog on K-12 Education
Changing American Science and Engineering Education
by Vivian Callier

Non-Newtonian Fluids
My research group set up an inflatable pool with a non-Newtonian fluid made from water and corn starch in approximately a one-to-one ratio by mass.  A non-Newtonian fluid has the unique property that the viscosity changes with shear stress, or in practice, force exerted on the fluid.


Kinetic and Potential Energy
I explain the transfer of kinetic and potential energy in a pendulum.


The Green Awakening Camp, Orange County, North Carolina, Summer 2008

Carver Academy of Science and Technology, George Washington Carver National Monument, Diamond, Missouri, Summer 2004





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