1J10 Finding Center of Gravity

Irregular object center of mass - Video

demonstration image
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.

Loaded beam - moving scales - Video

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

Toppling cylinders - Video

demonstration image
Catalog: 
1J11.11B
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia: The standard leaning tower and an upright cylinder that topples when the cap is removed. It has two balls in the tube.

Double cone on an inclined plane

demonstration image
Catalog: 
1J11.50A
Location: 
Ab5
The double cone appears to roll uphill.

Double cone on an inclined plane - Video

Image copyrighted by The Education Group and used by permission.
Catalog: 
1J11.50B
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia: The double cone appears to roll uphill.

Leaning tower of Pisa (loaded)

Catalog: 
1J11.105
Location: 
Ab5
Grey leaning tower with weighted red end. Red end can turn.

Waddling Duck

Tap the ducks tail and it waddles down the incline.
Catalog: 
1J11.101
Location: 
Ab5
The toy duck waddles down an incline due to the position of the center of mass.

Irregular Object Center of Mass

Catalog: 
1J10.12A
Location: 
Ab5

Suspend an irregular object from several points and find the center of mass with a plumb bob.