Classroom Activity

Changing the Center of Gravity Using Moment Arms
 
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Audience: Educators
Grades: 3-4


A moment arm is the distance from the center of gravity of an object to its end. In this activity, students learn how to balance an object by adding weights to each side. A student sheet is included.

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This activity is part of the Exploring the Extreme Educator Guide.