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Equal Time Equal Distance Drop
Description: The two strings have weights/washers attached at different increments. When dropping each string onto a pizza pan a loud clang is heard with each collision. The sounds of the objects, more importantly, the time between the sounds will make the point of the demonstration
Instructions: The first string has the objects attached at equal increments. When dropped, the students hear that the time between the collisions gets smaller. You should repeat this part of the demonstration a couple of times so that the students understand what they are listening for. The second string's objects are separated by distances that correspond to time increments of t^2. When dropped onto the pan, the time between collisions remains the same.
Parts: Equal time/equal distance strings
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