1F20.35 - Egg and Pizza Pan

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Egg and Pizza Pan
Inertia of Mass
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Eggs (wooden or real), 1 ft. X 1 ft. square plate, plastic beakers, clear plastic tubes, bristle broom.

Fill each of three beakers with 600 ml of water.  Place them near the edge of the table.  Put the square plate on top of them so that about 1 inch of the plate extends over the table.  Place the clear plastic tubes on top of the plate and over the center of each beaker, and then place an egg sideways on top of each tube.  Step on the bristles of the broom and pull the handle back sighting on the center of the square plate.  When you let go of the handle, it should strike the plate, knocking it and the tubes out from under the eggs.  When properly done, each egg should fall into its own beaker.

  • Tik L. Liem, "Get The Egg In The Glass", Invitations to Science Inquiry - Supplement to 1st and 2nd Ed. p. 133.

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