1F Newton's First Law

Inertia balance - Video

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1F10.11
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3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Place masses on a platform supported by horizontal leaf springs.

Cart on a Cart

The carts are uncoupled before hitting a block solidly secured to the floor. The
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1F30.30
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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.

Pen in a Bottle

The pen should fall in the bottle.
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1F20.36
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Ab3
Demonstrates inertia of rest using a pen carefully balanced on a hoop, that is balanced on a Coca-Cola bottle.

Foam rock-Video

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1F10.25
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3_1
Video Encyclopedia: Hit a real rock and then a foam rock with a heavy mallet.

Inertia balls-Video

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1F20.10B
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3_1
Video Encyclopedia: A mass is suspended between two cords. Pull slowly or jerk on the lower cord.

Tablecloth pull-Video

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1F20.30B
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3_1
Video Encyclopedia: Pull a low friction tablecloth from under a place setting.

Eggs and pizza pan-Video

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1F20.35
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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.

Shifted air track inertia-Video

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1F20.50
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3_1
Video Encyclopedia: Move the air track under an air track glider

Inertia balance - Video

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1F10.11
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3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Place masses on a platform supported by horizontal leaf springs.

Water hammer - Video

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1F30.21B
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3_1
Video Encyclopedia: Evacuate a glass tube containing water.

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