1 Mechanics

Irregular object center of mass - Video

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Catalog: 
1J10.12B
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia: Suspend an irregular object from several points and find the center of mass with a plumb bob.

Football Spin

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Catalog: 
1Q60.35A
Location: 
Ae4
Spin a football on its side and it rises up onto it's pointed end.

Torque wrench - Video

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Catalog: 
1J40.15
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :A torque wrench is used to break aluminum and steel bolts.

Can Crusher Bumper Carts

Hold your feet against the can holder during collision. Two different masses sho
Catalog: 
1N30.440
Location: 
wall, shelf by 173
Soda cans make a bumper that shows the collision between unequal mass carts. Pasco SE-8747

Simultaneous Fall

Usually it is mounted to the forward left corner of a table when you are facing
Catalog: 
1D60.20A
Location: 
Ab2
Drop one ball and simultaneously project another horizontally.

Friction blocks-surface material

A force sensor pulls a block along the table. A graph of force and time can be p
Catalog: 
1K20.10A
Location: 
Ac4
Friction block assortment. Incudes PASCO friction accessory.

Eggs and pizza pan-Video

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Catalog: 
1F20.35
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia: Place a pizza pan on three beakers, place cardboard tubes on the pan directly above the beakers, and eggs on the tubes. Knock out the pizza pan.

Quantitative Yo-Yo

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Catalog: 
1Q10.41
Location: 
Ae1
Sargent Welch#0580. Released simultaneously, different shapes have different accelerations as they slowly roll down their support strings.

Loaded beam - moving scales - Video

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Catalog: 
1J10.20
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Slide your fingers under a meter stick to find the center of mass.

Incline plane

Catalog: 
1M20.30
Location: 
Ac2
Incline plane (with protractor)

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