1 Mechanics

Dropped slinky-Video

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Catalog: 
1G20.45
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia : Hold a slinky so some of it extends downward, then drop it to show the contraction.

"MITAC" Gyro

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Catalog: 
1Q50.30A
Location: 
Ae2
Big "MITAC" gyro

Clothesline - Video

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Catalog: 
1J30.25
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia: Hang a 5 newton weight from a line and pull on one end of the line with a spring scale.

Cart on a Cart

The carts are uncoupled before hitting a block solidly secured to the floor. The
Catalog: 
1F30.30
Location: 
wall
A cart is stacked on top of another cart and are coupled together. A rider on the stack of carts is pushed. Once the carts are up to speed they are uncoupled just before striking an object that stops the lower cart. The top cart continues at the same speed as before the impact. The lower cart stops due to an external force.

Racing Disks

Catalog: 
1Q10.40
Location: 
Ae2
A set of four gray disk with the same radius and width, but with differing mass distributions.

Projection force table

Catalog: 
1J30.52
Location: 
Ac1
Used with an overhead projector, the degree scale and strings are shadow projected.

Meter stick balance

Catalog: 
1J40.20A
Location: 
Ab2
Meter stick balance (white plastic)

Collisions with PASCO carts

Catalog: 
1N30.41
Location: 
Ad3
Carts collide elastically or inelastically on a 2m track.

Local vertical (accelerometer)-Video

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Catalog: 
1G20.70
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia: Place a liquid accelerometer on an air track glider on an inclined air track.

Aircraft Gyro Compass

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Catalog: 
1Q50.60
Location: 
Ae2
Aircraft gyro compass

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