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Bill Nye the Science Guy: Physical Science

Pressure (#709)

The Science Guy visits Hoover Dam and takes to jackhammering concrete blocks to explore different types of pressure, while special equipment enables him to scuba dive and explain the effects of pressure underwater. In this powerful program, check out fire boats, fancy car hydraulic lifts, and a jet ski shop that pushes water at three times the speed of sound to cut through wood, granite, and even titanium.
[21 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: Follow the Science Guy through an award-winning series of fast-paced, entertaining programs packed with physics. In the world of Nye Labs, students learn important physical concepts such as electrical current, pressure and momentum through comedy, interviews with real scientists and hands-on, easy-to-replicate experiments.

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