1J10.12 - Wooden Plates

Code Number:
Demo Title:
Wooden Plates
Center of Mass
Area of Study:
Wooden plates (2, black) (odd-shaped), and Blunted Screwdriver Mass Hanger.

Place the wooden plate on the screwdriver hanger. Hang the plumb bob from the hanger also. Draw straight lines down the plumb bob, then hang the wooden plate from one of the different holes and draw another line. After this is done two or three times the lines should intersect at a point. This should be the center of mass of the object.

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