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Water Tower Applet

Water Tower Applet image Explore how water pressure influences the rate at which water flows out of a water tower and why small towns need water towers.
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Author: Lisa Murphy
Date Created: 1/19/2000
Last Modified: N/A

Detailed Description:

This Java applet models how water pressure affects the rate of flow of water out of a container--a water tower in this particular example. It should give an idea of why small towns use water towers, but big cities rely on other methods of getting water to flow through their pipes

Resource Type:
Interactive (Lessons that include an interactive component, generally Java, JavaScript, Flash, or a TI program.)
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