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Passing the Wheel
# 1Q30.10


Description: Tip the spinning wheel 180 degrees. Hand to a student who turns it another 180 degrees and hands it back. Repeat until spinning too fast to make the hand-off. You can add to or subtract from your angular momentum depending on which direction you flip the wheel.

Instructions:

Parts: spinning chair, bicycle wheel

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Demo References
Sutton M-179 The lecturer on a rotating stool passes a spinning bike wheel back and forth to an assistant while turning it over.

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