Balancing Bird Physics: 4.75" Wingspan- Teaches Mass and Center of Gravity

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Balancing Bird Physics

-Teaches Mass and Center of Gravity

The Eagle balances on anything -- its pyramid stand, your finger, pencil point, your nose....  It never fails to fascinate and amaze. Colors vary and are chosen at random.  Thanks to two well-placed weights at the end of its wings, its center of mass is located below the tip of its beak, creating a stable equilibrium. Students can experiment by adding small pieces of tape to change its center of gravity. Each comes individually packaged with stand. It doesn't defy gravity - it takes advantage of it. Show students how deceiving an object's center of mass can be, spin it on its stand to demonstrate rotational motion, or discuss movement in two systems by moving the stand through the air to add translational motion.  Colors vary and are chosen at random.

  • Balancing bird has approximately a 4.75" wingspan
  • Balancing bird pyramid stand is approximately 2.5 inches high
  • Assorted colors
  • Made in China

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