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Separation of Peas and Carrots in Boiling Water

Published

Author(s)

Zachary H. Levine

Abstract

Frozen peas and carrots are commonly available in grocery stores in the United States. The carrots are cut into cubes roughly 8 mm on a side. They are prepared together in water which is brought to a boil. Sometimes peas and carrots which are initially mixed together completely separate as the water is heated.
Citation
The Physics Teacher
Volume
59
Issue
8

Keywords

Rayleigh-Bernard convection , peas and carrots , particle separation , physics education

Citation

Levine, Z. (2021), Separation of Peas and Carrots in Boiling Water, The Physics Teacher, [online], https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0006916 (Accessed March 5, 2024)
Created October 27, 2021