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This engaging program
animates - in real time - the filling of various shaped jugs and
displays the rate of change of the water level in various graphical
Useful for whole class discussion or individual work, this program
helps students understand how rates of change can be graphed. By
filling up various shaped jugs with water that flows in at a constant
rate, students understand the factors that affect the rate of water
level rise without getting your classroom wet!
> 8 inbuilt
jug profiles (including narrowing cone, dumbbell and spheroid).
> Choice for the user to design their own jug profile.
> Choice to view any combination of animated jug filling, plotted
graph of water height against volume or "dipstick" scales.
> Water fills jugs in "real time" - as the jugs narrow, the water
level rises quicker and as the jug widens it rises more slowly.
teacher notes include suggested uses in lessons as well as worksheets.
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