STEM Lessons for College Students

Going Crazy with Non-Newtonian Fluids

A non-Newtonian fluid pool party to celebrate the end of the course “Introduction to Fluid Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering: from a Straw to an Airplane” at UCSD Academic Connections 2012.

Students learned about interesting non-Newtonian fluid behaviors and took advantage of one of them (shear thickening) to walk, dance, and fight on a non-Newtonian fluid.

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