Hand Held Centripetal Force Kit
Physics Educational Materials
Mechanics Learning Activities
Ideal for studying rotational dynamics.
- Kit Contains: (1) Hollow plastic grip handle, (1) String, (20) Washers, (2) Paper Clips, (1) Rubber stopper
- Student puts string through handle, spins rubber stopper around and balances that with the masses at the bottom of the string
- Activity allows students to study how mass and radius affect centripetal acceleration and rotational velocity
- Easy fund demonstration of centripetal force
This elegantly simple kit provides the necessary tools to discover properties of rotational dynamics. A rubber stopper swings around on the end of a string counter balanced by weights, allowing students to see how mass and radius affect centripetal acceleration and rotational velocity.