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Tuesday, 06 May 2014 12:30

B1-13: CENTER OF MASS - FORK AND SPOON ON TOOTHPICK

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  • ID Code: B1-13
  • Purpose: Illustrate the center of mass in a surprising way
  • Description: Insert a spoon between the tines of a fork and a toothpick through an interstice of the fork. The system will be balanced when the toothpick is set at the edge of the glass. Question: If the toothpick were to be burned from the inside, would the system fail? (Show this). If not, why does the spoon and fork remain balanced?
  • Availability: Available
  • Loc codes: B1
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