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Ball on a String
Description: This simple demonstration shows centripetal force as the tension in the string as the ball is whirled around.
Instructions: Twirl in a vertical circle so the students can see the path of the ball.
Hazards: Be careful that no student (or instructor/demonstrator) is in the path of the ball as it's is whirled.
Parts: Tennis ball on a string
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