Lesson Plan

Surface Tension Basics

Back to the basics (of surface tension). The first installment of a nine-part series teaches young scholars about the basics of surface tension and how it relates to water droplets. They also learn how this concept allows for the development and use of inkjet printers.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Challenge the class to brainstorm different applications of inkjet technology
Classroom Considerations
  • Be sure to conduct the associated activity (2nd installment of the series) for the lesson
Pros
  • Includes link to YouTube videos showing how inkjet printers work
Cons
  • No student worksheets or handouts
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