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Other

Description:

This activity from the provides a demonstration of the relationship between an object’s center of gravity and its angular momentum. One attempts to balance a stick with a piece of clay stuck to it in various locations. The site supplies an explanation of the physics that occurs along with suggestions for a contest. Materials needed and assembly instructions are also given. This activity is part of Exploratorium's Science Snacks series.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Physics
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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Keywords:

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Language:

English

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