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Monday, 22 July 2013 10:59

C3-04: INERTIA - LEAD BRICK AND HAND

Additional Info

  • ID Code: C3-04
  • Purpose: Illustrates inertia of rest
  • Description:

    Place the lead brick gently on your fingers and strike the lead brick sharply with the hammer. The inertia of the lead brick prevents damage to your fingers.

    Engagement Suggestion
    • This is a visually impressive way to get students’ attention at the beginning of a discussion of inertia.
    • This can be used as a volunteer participation demonstration, but please be very careful.

  • Availability: Available
  • Loc codes: C3
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