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Beeken, Paul – Physics Teacher, 2011
While perusing various websites in search of a more challenging lab for my students, I came across a number of ideas where replacing the string in an Atwood's machine with a simple ball chain like the kind found in lamp pulls created an interesting system to investigate. The replacement of the string produced a nice nonuniform acceleration, but…
Descriptors: Physics, Laboratory Experiments, Science Experiments, Science Instruction