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WHAT’S THE DEAL?

Oklahoma Road Trip: Barges

  • Aired: 01/16/2017
  • 03:59
  • Rating: NR
Did you know that Oklahoma has a busy river port? It’s true. Cargo ships and barges can carry thousands of tons of stuff… And yet, they float down the river with no problem at all. How is it that something as heavy and clunky as a barge can float? It’s the Archimedes principle!!
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Archimedes helps us understand how massive river barges can float.
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What's the Deal? is underwritten by the Oklahoma Asssociation of Electric Cooperatives (OAEC), a statewide association created and voluntarily supported by local electric distribution and generation/transmission cooperatives.
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