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Exploring Centripetal Force Kit

This item has been discontinued.


Turn students' attention inward to centripetal force. Introduce orbits, rotational motion, Newton's laws, and force diagrams. Kit contains materials, activities, and building instructions for 10 centripetal force chambers and 2 centripetal force demonstrations. Includes teacher's manual with reproducible student guide. Needed but not supplied: 1-hole punch, balance (0.01 g), timers, glue, general classroom supplies, and tools and materials to prepare gelatin.

Note: Time preparation requirements for this activity: Gelatin should be prepared at least 6 to 24 hours before the demonstration; gelatin chambers require 2 to 3 hours of refrigeration. Allow glue on the force chambers to dry overnight.


What’s Included:
  • 1 Gelatin Pack, Lime Green
  • 1 Gelatin Pack, Cherry Red
  • 2 Marble
  • 1 #60 Nylon Line, Roll
  • 200 Flat Zinc Washer, 7/8"
  • 15 Fishing Bobber
  • 12 Plastic Cylinder
  • 2 Polyethylene Tube
  • 1 Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide
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Needed But Not Included:
  • 1 1-Hole Punch
  • 2 Balance (0.01 g)
  • 10 Timer
  • 1 Glue, White (small bottle)
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