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Xploration DIY Sci: Pressure

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Steve Spangler shows experiments students can do at home that prove the power of air pressure. It all leads to an eye-popping demonstration where Steve makes a 55-gallon steel drum implode. Part of the "Xploration DIY Sci" series.

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Runtime: 22 minutes 5 seconds

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Xploration DIY Sci
Season 4 / Ep 1
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Grade Level: 7 - 12
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