Turbulence: One of the Great Unsolved Mysteries of Physics

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While airlines acknowledge turbulence, scientists have yet to solve the mysteries of these air currents. Find out what is known with a short video that explores the complex nature of turbulence.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Following the video, project an image of Van Gogh's "Starry Night" and show the "Math & Van Gogh's 'The Starry Night'" video
  • Assign viewers enrolled in advanced math classes the linked article on turbulence
Classroom Considerations

  • Cue the video to begin at 0:05 to avoid the short ad at the beginning of the video
Pros

  • The resource includes a comprehension check, a link to a related article, and a discussion prompt
Cons

  • None
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