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ERIC Number: EJ320237
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
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Questions Student Ask: Why Is It Harder to Paddle a Canoe in Shallow Water?
Physics Teacher, v23 n5 p310-13 May 1985
Explains the effect that depth of water has on the speed of Olympic-style racing canoes and kayaks. Indicates that canoes are harder to paddle in shallow water because the skin friction drag increases appreciable when the water depth decreases. (DH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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