PxPixel
Falling Feather Snack - Tech Learning

Falling Feather Snack

This activity (aka "snack") provides instructions for repeating Galileo's famous experiment showing that objects of different mass fall at the same rate. Galileo predicted that heavy objects and light ones would fall at the same rate because the resistance of
Author:
Publish date:

This activity (aka "snack") provides instructions for repeating Galileo's famous experiment showing that objects of different mass fall at the same rate. Galileo predicted that heavy objects and light ones would fall at the same rate because the resistance of a heavier mass to movement cancels the additional attraction between it and the earth.

Featured

Related

Afterimage Snack

This activity (aka "snack") provides instructions for studying the lingering afterimage that often remains after viewing a bright light source. 

Balancing Stick Snack

This activity (aka "snack") provides instructions for building a balancing stick (a wooden dowel with lump of clay on one end) to explore center of gravity and angular momentum.

Cold Snack

Explore why metal or other good conductors of heat may feel colder to the touch than wood, a poor conductor, even though both materials are at the same temperature.

Falling Water Interactive Tours

Falling Water Interactive Tours Columbia University's Media Center for Art History, Archaeology and Historic Preservation has created this interactive look at one of Frank Lloyd Wright's most acclaimed works, "Falling Waters." The site, currently in beta version, lets users elect one of four areas