4 Days and a Science Experiment [VIDEO]

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Coriolis ForceWoo hoo!  We’re only 4 days from being on our flight to Australia.  Before we go, I thought this would be a great time to do a science experiment.  Have you ever wondered if water flows the opposite way in the opposite hemisphere?  Well, I want to find out.

I know… you can already google “corilois force” to learn more, or even look up the rumor on Snopes.com.  But I want to find out for myself with my very own eyes.

Continue reading to take a peek at the video for “Part 1.”  The second part will be posted after we touch down in Australia.

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2 Responses

  1. Sabine
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    Now what you’ll have to do ist flush the toilet on board your B747 before and after crossing the equator (the IFE moving map should help you with the right timing) to see the altitude of some 39000ft makes any difference! 😉

  2. Stephanie Davilla
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    When you test in Australia throw some dry cereal in which might show up a little better in the flush cam.

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