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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.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

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    Informal Education,Middle School,NSDL,High School,Physics,rotational momentum,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003055527812T,Classical Mechanics,center of mass,center of gravity,angular inertia,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Technology,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Rotational Dynamics,angular momentum,rotational inertia

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    English

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