River Race - 05.07

This exhibit lets visitors explore the way curves in a waterway make ob-jects move at different speed.

A river finds its way in the landscape with many bends and curves. The water speed at the section of a bend will vary greatly. Moving at slow speed in the inner curve and at high speed on the outer side. Different forms will react differently to this speed.

  1. Launch objects of different size, shape and weight into the river.
  2. Let them go at the same time.
  3. Which is the quickest? And why?

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