moment of inertia

“Inertia Wands”

Purpose To illustrate the concept of moment of inertia. Parts Blue and red “Inertia Wands” located between shelves C and D Set up As per the manufacturer website (, spin red and blue wands about center using hands; the difference in moment of inertial among the… Continue reading »

Rotating Platform

Purpose: Conservation of Angular Momentum. Parts: Rotating platform Weights Bicycle wheel Setup: Keep the platform on the floor, let a volunteer stand on it(feet should spread out and align the body so that the center of mass is right over the center of mass of the platform). Continue reading »