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Title: Balancing Stick
Url: https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/balancing-stick
Publisher: Exploratorium (Organization)
Description: This activity from the provides a demonstration of the relationship between an object’s center of gravity and its angular momentum. One attempts to balance a stick with a piece of clay stuck to it in various locations. The site supplies an explanation of the physics that occurs along with suggestions for a contest. Materials needed and assembly instructions are also given. This activity is part of Exploratorium's Science Snacks series.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Descriptive and experimental mechanics -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Weights and measures -- Measurement of special quantities -- Mass and weight -- Density and specific gravity
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Physics
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Physics -- Gravity and gravitation
Resource Type: Instructional Material
Instructional Material -- Lesson/Lesson Plan
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Rights: Exploratorium
Access Rights: Free access
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