PURPOSE: To model the Coriolis effect.
DESCRIPTION: Fill the can with water and rotate the entire can-tank assembly on its platform. The water jet exhibits a curved trajectory which is an analog to the curvature of the trajectory of a projectile on earth due to the Coriolis effect.
REFERENCES: (PIRA 1E30.30)
EQUIPMENT: Mounted can with spout, plastic tank, rotating platform.
SETUP TIME: 5 min.
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