1J10.30 - Meter Stick on Fingers

Code Number:
Demo Title:
Meter Stick on Fingers
Center of Mass
Area of Study:
Meter Stick, Meter Stick with Hole in the End, and 160g Hanging Weight.

Position fingers anywhere under meter stick and as you slide your fingers together they will always meet at the center of mass.

A variation of this is to hang a weight from one end of the meter stick. In our case if we hang 160 g on the end the demonstration will perform the same except now the equilibrium point is at 25cm.

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