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Levitron
# 5H20.22


Description: With this device, a magnet top is spun and suspended above a larger magnet. The magnet fields are in opposition, so they repel, and the gyroscopic motion of the magnetic top keeps it "up right" so its magnetic poles do not flip.

The levitron takes a good deal of practice, so be sure to practice it well ahead of your lecture.

Instructions: Detailed instructions are included with the Levitron.

Parts: Levitron

Purchased/Built: purchased

Setup Time: 10 minutes

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