Can Crusher Bumper Carts

1N30.440 | wall, shelf by 173
Catalog: 
1N30.440
Location: 
wall, shelf by 173
Room: 
PS F175
Quantity: 
1
Setup Time: 
15 min, may need time to find cans.
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  • The amount of crushing shows the force on each cart.
    The amount of crushing shows the force on each cart.
  • Hold your feet against the can holder during collision. Two different masses sho
    Hold your feet against the can holder during collision. Two different masses should be used. These guys look like they weigh the same.
  • A nice comparison is to show the effect of crushing the cans against the wall.
    A nice comparison is to show the effect of crushing the cans against the wall.
  • Use the same people and the same speed.
    Use the same people and the same speed.
Safety: 
Do not stand on cart or use it as a 'skateboard'. Use no more than moderate speeds.
Date Added: 
Tuesday, December 12, 2000 - 12:00am
Description: 

Soda cans make a bumper that shows the collision between unequal mass carts. Pasco SE-8747

Purpose: 
To show Newton's third law.
Parts: 


Pasco Kinesthetics Cart: Top cart (wall)
bottom cart (wall)
coupler (shelf by 173)
can crusher bumper (shelf by 173). Manual (DCS file 1N30.440 and Vendor Pasco file). See link below for online manual.