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This is a quick way to demonstrate air resistance. Take two pieces of paper that are identical in size and weight, and crumple one up into a wad. Drop both at the same time from the same height.

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What if you compared a one sheet wad to a two sheet wad? Use construction paper or tissue paper. What could you add to the wad to make it fall slower?

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