2C30.65 - Terminal Velocity of Coffee Filters

Coffee filter


PIRA Classification: 2C30.65

Description: A coffee filter is dropped from on top of the lab bench.

Alternatives: Drop one filter from 1 meter off the ground and four stacked filters 2 meters from the ground. They will land at the same time. Also, one can throw a coffee filter down to show that it slows to its terminal velocity.

Special Instructions: None

Condition: Ok

Setup time: 1 minute

Safety Issues: Don't fall off the table