Forces Demonstration List

Forces Demonstration List


  • tablecloth with dishes
  • mass with string above & below


  • "levitating" globe

Newton's Second Law:

  • handstands in an elevator

Newton's Third Law:

  • fan cart
  • fire extinguisher & skateboard


  • mass hanging from one scale vs. two scales
  • increase angle between scales → force increases
  • heavy weight (table) and rope: pull vs. anchor end of rope and push on middle of rope
  • human force board (climbing harness & rope, spring scale, bathroom scale)
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