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Hit the Nail on the Head
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Description: This is another demonstration of the inertia of rest. The name says it all.

Instructions: Drive a nail into a piece of soft wood that is resting on your head.

Hazards: Make sure the person doing the hammering doesn't miss the board when they swing.

Parts: Block of wood with a nail
Hammer
Books (optional)

Purchased/Built: built

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Demo References
Hilton M-6e Drive a nail into a large block of wood placed on a student's head.

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