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Mechanics Equations Poster
AP7283
Tired of searching through textbooks to find the one mechanics equation you need right now? Save valuable class time by displaying all of the most commonly used equations in one place! Easy-to-read poster is a handy reference chart with more than 20 ...
 
Mechanics Equations, Notebook Size, Pad of 30
AP7407
Tired of searching through textbooks to find the one mechanics equation you need right now? Save valuable class time by displaying all of the most commonly used equations in one place! Easy-to-read poster is a handy reference chart with more than 20 ...
 
Puck Set, Air
AP6917
It's time to get moving! Explore Newton's laws of motion and get everyone involved with this classroom set of 30 air pucks. No need for an air table-the pucks float on a cushion of air above any smooth, flat surface as a result of air escaping from a...
 
Puck Set, Balloon
AP5619
Effectively and economically explore the laws of motion without an air table. Study inertia, constant velocity and acceleration, and collisions in two dimensions. Air escaping from the inflated balloons allows these plastic pucks to levitate above an...
 
Acceleration Trolley
AP6487
Vividly illustrate acceleration with this large-scale inclined plane. Attach the wire cable to the edges of the blackboard, or string it between the walls of the classroom. The low-friction pulleys give the durable, plastic trolley a smooth ride alon...
 
Investigating Pendulums - Student Laboratory Kit
AP6282
What determines the period of a pendulum's swing? Is it the weight of the plumb bob, the length of the pendulum, or the height at which it is set in motion? Flinn's quick and easy setup allows students to run a variety of experiments to discover the ...
 
PSworks Pendulum
AP7000
Clearly demonstrate simple harmonic motion and the conservation of energy with this large, easy-to-see pendulum setup. Students will unmistakably see the pendulum swing evenly from side to side in simple harmonic motion. Use the Flinn PSworks Photoga...
 
Pendulum Clamp
AP5695
Suspend three pendulums at one time with this specially designed pendulum clamp. Its rigid support arm is screwed to a rod clamp to assure perpendicular rigidity and stability throughout your experiments. You can be assured that your pendulum recordi...
 
Plumb Bobs, 1⁄2 oz, Pkg. of 12
AP6413
Accurately measure tilt angles for inclined planes or projectile-launching devices with these inexpensive plumb bobs. Simply tie theplumb bob to a string and secure the string to the angled apparatus. Then, measure the angle between the vertically ha...
 
Plumb Bobs, 1-3⁄4 oz, Pkg. of 12
AP7939
Accurately measure tilt angles for inclined planes or projectile-launching devices with these inexpensive plumb bobs. Simply tie theplumb bob to a string and secure the string to the angled apparatus. Then, measure the angle between the vertically ha...
 
Foucault’s Pendulum
AP7862
In 1851, Jean Bernard Leon Foucault demonstrated the rotation of the Earth with a 27-kg pendulum suspended on a 67-m wire at the Pantheon in Paris. This was the first direct evidence that the Earth rotates around a polar axis. Ever since, Foucault pe...
 
Rubber Band Cannon - Student Laboratory Kit
AP6624
Shooting rubber bands is a favorite pastime for many students. Now, give your students the chance to safely use their rubber band firing skills while learning about the properties of falling objects and projectile motion. This is a laboratory experie...
 
Modeling Projectile Motion
AP7039
Visibly demonstrate the parabolic path of a projectile with this simple model. Use the model to illustrate many concepts in dynamics. Small weights hang at different distances below a meter stick to show how the location of an object changes every 0....
 
Projectile Motion with an Inclined Plane - Super Value Laboratory Kit
AP6755
Students gain knowledge of projectile motion and the law of conservation of energy as they determine the launch speed of a steel sphere after it rolls down an inclined plane. The lab activity also reinforces the concepts of Newton’s laws of motion, k...
 
PSworks Marble Ramp
AP7071
Two-in-one dynamics apparatus! Using the PSworks Photogate Timer, students record the transit times of a marble at different positions along the marble ramp. A convenient catcher at the bottom of the ramp stops the ball after each trial. A second exp...
 
PSworks Parabola
AP7208
Clearly convince your students that a projectile follows a parabolic path! Launch a ball bearing using the unique launching mechanism, and watch the ball skim the surface of the track which is in the shape of a parabola. Connect the optional PSworks ...
 
Ballistics Car
AP4637
A classic attention-getter that gives key motion concepts visual meaning. Simple to operate-just place the ball in the spring-loaded cylinder and set the car in motion on a smooth, level surface. A quick pull on the release pin causes the ball to fly...
 
Marble Launcher
AP7800
Durable apparatus to study velocity, acceleration, and projectile motion. Marbles can be launched from five different speeds at any angle between 0 and 90°. Velocity of the marble can range from 3 m/s to 9 m/s. Easy-to-read protractor allows for prec...
 
Projectile Launcher
AP5696
Easy to set up, repeatable results, unbreakable. These are the qualities you need in an apparatus for your projectile motion experiments. This all-metal launcher can be clamped to any lab table, at any angle from -15º to 90º, in a matter of seconds. ...
 
Trajectory Apparatus
AP9231
Accurately study the path of a projectile. A steel ball is launched from a ramp and collides with a target plate equipped with marking paper to record the point of contact. The target plate is moveable to different positions to plot the trajectory of...
 
Build a Model Catapult—Flinn STEM Design Challenge™
AP8054
Inspire creative engineering in your classroom with this high-flying design challenge! In the introductory activity, students build a basic catapult using simple materials. Then they test their machines to determine how variables such as the length o...
 
Catapult
AP7788
Before the trebuchet, there was the catapult! Where a trebuchet uses gravity and counterweights to provide propulsion, a traditional catapult uses the mechanical advantage of a lever and tension forces. Integrate science and math to solidify engineer...
 
Leonardo da Vinci Trebuchet
AP7864
A lot can be learned from building a trebuchet—especially da Vinci’s trebuchet! Leonardo da Vinci designed a trebuchet with the swing arm attached to a single pole, which was different from other trebuchets of the time. Create a functional recreation...
 
Trebuchet
AP6907
In the Middle Ages, the trebuchet was used to hurl stones hundreds of feet farther than any catapult. Now, in the 21st Century, students can quickly build a desktop-size model and discover for themselves why this device was so effective. With this ha...
 
"Speed of Bubble" Tube Set
AP6032
The “Speed of Bubble” Tube Set consists of three rugged, sealed, transparent plastic tubes containing colored fluids of three different viscosities. The bubble in each tube rises at a constant speed which depends on the type of fluid, the angle at wh...
 
Egg-streme Parachuting—Flinn STEM Design Challenge™
AP8060
Parachuting has never been this egg-citing! After learning about parachute construction and the physics of how they work, students design and construct a parachute that will protect an egg from cracking open. Avoid the mess by using of water-filled p...
 
Paper Airplanes—Flinn STEM Design Challenge™
AP8061
Watch student engagement “take off” in this exciting design challenge! Each student builds a simple paper airplane to test the effects of several modifications. After learning the basics of paper airplane design, teams are asked to design a new toy p...
 
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