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Free-Fall Apparatus

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$24.95 - $925.00 View Details

Show your students that objects in a vacuum fall at the same acceleration regardless of their mass. Evacuate the tube using our vacuum pump and amaze your students as they watch a feather and metal disc fall at the same rate. Or run vacuum tubing from the evacuated tube under water and open the stopcock; water bursts into the tube, creating a beautiful fountain. Apparatus includes acrylic tube, end plugs, metal disc, feather, vacuum stopcock, and tripod base.

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Show your students that objects in a vacuum fall at the same acceleration regardless of their mass. Evacuate the tube using our vacuum pump and amaze your students as they watch a feather and metal disc fall at the same rate. Or run vacuum tubing from the evacuated tube under water and open the stopcock; water bursts into the tube, creating a beautiful fountain. The apparatus includes acrylic tube, end plugs, metal disc, feather, vacuum stopcock, and tripod base. Apparatus size, 100 cm L x 5 cm diam. Two-Stage Vacuum Pump with Gauge (item #752836 or #752836B) and Vacuum Tubing (item #752840) are needed but not supplied.

 
 
 
 
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