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viscosity – engineering 4 kids
“Viscosity is a measure of the resistance of a fluid to being deformed. You can think of it as the fluid’s internal resistance to flow, or its internal friction. For example, water has a low…
water management – engineering 4 kids
“turbidity – a measure of the cloudiness of water due to suspended particles, that are usually invisible to the naked eye. The more turbid the water, the harder it is to see through.”
weather – engineering 4 kids
“Weather instrumentation – measurement, tracking, forecasting”27 Storms: Arlene to Zeta – This video from NASA presents the 2005 hurricane season with actual data that NASA and NOAA s…
waves – engineering 4 kids
“Measure the Speed of Light – With Chocolate! (video 3:30) – ‘C’ is for chocolate! ‘c’ is also the symbol used for the speed of light. Defined as being 299,792,458 meters per secon…
weightlessness – engineering 4 kids
“g-force – (g from gravitational) – a measurement of the type of acceleration caused by mechanical contact-forces between object surfaces, and that indirectly causes weight. g-force is not…
wind power – engineering 4 kids
“light detection and ranging (lidar) A tool to measure the shape and contour of the ground from the air. It bounces a laser pulse off a target and then measures the time (and distance) each pu…
control – engineering 4 kids
“Touch sensor – A sensor which measures some aspect of the physical contact with an object.”
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wing – engineering 4 kids
Ailerons – hinged flaps attached to the trailing edge of an airplane wing. They are used to control the aircraft in roll. The two ailerons are interconnected so that one goes down when the other…
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“image sensor – In a digital camera, the lens forms an image of the scene on a small electronic chip called the image sensor]. The sensor measures this light and converts it to a digital…