Document Type

Article

Publication Date

11-1999

Abstract

A general explanatory principle for determining whether fluid will flow or will not flow from a siphon is developed and discussed after a consideration of the explanations provided by textbooks and the writings of Blaise Pascal.

Comments

Originally published as: de Berg, Kevin C. , & Greive, Cedric E. (1999). Understanding the siphon: An example of the development of pedagogical content knowledge using textbooks and the writings of early scientists. Australian Science Teachers Journal, 45(4), 19.

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