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ERIC Number: EJ1083303
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Dec
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0031-921X
A Brush-Creeper
Mak, Se-yuen; Wong, Siu-ling
Physics Teacher, v44 n9 p572-573 Dec 2006
In this note, we introduce a simple homemade toy called the brush-creeper, which can glide forward with no propellers, limbs, wheels, and seemingly no movement of any kind that can push forward against the ground. The toy arouses pupils' interest and their incentive to ask "Why?" in lessons related to friction.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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