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Unformatted text preview: produce the balls bounce. 7) Earths atmosphere Think of a space shuttle reentering the atmosphere. It gets very hot and burns. This is because of the friction produces by the matter of the various gases in the atmosphere. 8) Stunt bag A stuntman who has to jump from a high distance might land on a stunt bag filled with air. The airs matter softens his landing and keeps him safe. 9) Popping a ziplock bag When we were kids in elementary school we would blow into our empty sandwich bags to fill them with air, seal them, and then pop them with our hands. The air is the culprit of the popping. Without its matter pressing and stretching the plastic the bag wouldnt pop. 10) Moon-walk/Bouncy Castle/Bounce House The fun delight from our childhood would not work without the matter of the air thats pumped into it....
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2008 for the course SME 120 taught by Professor Knoespel during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Spring '08