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Heck, Andre; Vonk, Ron – Physics Education, 2009
Physics teachers often like to discuss physics concepts with their students on the basis of simple demonstration experiments. In this article, we discuss an experiment for which one only needs a few coins of the same denomination and a wooden stick: the coins are laid alongside the stick on a horizontal surface, the stick is rotated about one of…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Demonstrations (Educational), Science Experiments