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1. Newtonian Demonstrator - Newton's Cradle Item # P1-6001
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Newton's Cradle dramatizes Newton's Third Law, which states that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Use to illustrate that momentum and kinetic energy are conserved.

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2. Flying Pig Item # P4-2165
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88% of 100

Add some excitement to your lessons on circular motion with the Flying Pig. Suspended from the ceiling, his wings flap and carry him in a regular circle.

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3. Balloon Helicopter Kit Item # P4-2350

An amazingly simple but extremely effective way to demonstrate action and reaction. Newton's Third Law has to be applied twice in order to explain the upward motion of the the balloon helicopters

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4. Euler's Disk Item # P2-9800
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If you've ever watched a coin spinning on a tabletop, then you've got to see Euler's Disk. Constructed of heavy metal and a smooth concave surface, this device elegantly demonstrates conservation of energy.

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5. Acceleration Car Item # P4-1980
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74% of 100

This companion to our popular Constant Velocity Car demonstrates nearly constant acceleration. Simply pull back on the spring-loaded, die-cast truck, then release. Use a motion sensor or tape timer to measure the acceleration.

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6. Balancing Bird 6 inch Item # P3-5002

Show students how deceiving an object's center of mass can be. Spin it on the end of your finger to demonstrate rotational motion, or discuss movement in two systems by moving your hand through the air to add translational motion. Size 6" wingspan. Includes stand! NOTE: When balancing, wings may or may not be level.

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7. Newton's Apple Item # P1-1019
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Sir Isaac Newton was inspired by the fall of an apple when he developed his theory of gravity. Your students can perform their own gravity and motion experiments with Newton's Apple!

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8. Dynamo Hand-Powered Flashlight Item # P3-3700
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Based on Michael Faraday's groundbreaking invention (which he called the "dynamo"), this flashlight uses only a disk magnet and coils of wire to generate electricity.

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9. Mini Newtonian Item # P1-6002
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90% of 100

Small Newtonian demonstrator makes a great gift!

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10. Air Puck Item # P4-2150

Demonstrate Newton's Laws, energy, and momentum with the amazing Air Puck! It's perfectly balanced and glides on a cushion of air for nearly frictionless motion across any smooth surface.