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Demo: Newton's Third Law (Fan Cart)

Demonstrate which way the Smart Fan Cart moves without the sail. Then demonstrate the Smart Fan Cart does not move when the fan blows into the sail. Finally, demonstrate the Smart Fan Cart does move when the fan air bounces off the curved sail.

Source: Smart Cart Demos

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