Category: B1 Center of Mass Statics

Purpose:
To demonstrate how an object's behaviour can change when its center of mass does

Category: F2 Buoyancy

Purpose:
Present buoyancy in a paradoxical way.

Category: D2 Moment of Inertia

Purpose:
Demonstrate the effect of moment of inertia.

Category: D2 Moment of Inertia

Purpose:
Demonstrate dynamic effects of the center of mass and moment of inertia

Category: B4 Elasticity

Purpose:
Show that an egg can support unexpectedly high forces due to its curved shape.

Category: B4 Elasticity

Purpose:
Show how a small change in the geometry of the can wall can dramatically affect its ability to support a load.

Category: B4 Elasticity

Purpose:
Demonstrate the dependence of the compressional strength of wooden dowels on their diameter and length.

Category: B4 Elasticity

Purpose:
Demonstrate the small deflection of an aluminum beam due to weighting between supports.

Category: B4 Elasticity

Purpose:
Demonstrate the variation in tensile strength with wire diameter.

Category: B4 Elasticity

Purpose:
Demonstrate the elastic limit for an inherently inelastic object.

Category: B4 Elasticity

Purpose:
Demonstrate Hooke's law and elastic limit.

Category: B4 Elasticity

Purpose:
Illustrate series and parallel springs in a counterintuitive way.

Category: B4 Elasticity

Purpose:
Demonstrate Hooke's law for a spring under compression.

Category: C6 Friction

Purpose:
Illustrate different coefficients of friction.

Category: C4 Second Law of Motion

Purpose:
Illustrate forces in an accelerating system.

Category: B3 Simple Machines

Purpose:
Demonstrate the mechanical advantage of a wedge

Category: B3 Simple Machines

Purpose:
Illustrate analysis of forces in a pulley system

Category: B3 Simple Machines

Purpose:
Counterintuitive demonstration involving pulley system

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