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Lowell Observatory Camps for Kids (LOCKS): Newton's First Law (Part 1 of 3)
Lowell Observatory

This challenge is for anyone who would like to try it.

Lowell Observatory Camps for Kids (LOCKS): Newton's Second Law (Part 2 of 3)
Lowell Observatory

This challenge is for anyone who would like to try it.

DK Find Out! Forces and Motion
DK

Learn about force, weight and mass, gravity, laws of motion, pressure, friction, and more.

Raising Dragons: Notepad Friction
Raising Dragons

This fun science experiment demonstrates the concept of friction and how it increases dramatically when force is applied.

Steve Spangler Science: Cork in a Wine Bottle Challenge
Steve Spangler Science

f a cork falls into the bottom of a wine bottle (accidentally or on purpose), how can you get it out without ruining the cork, the bottle, or both?

Steve Spangler Science: Coin Tower
Steve Spangler Science

Use stacked coins as an immaculate kids’ science demonstration in inertia, friction, and movement.

Steve Spangler Science: Newton's Bottle (Dollar Bill Inertia Trick)
Steve Spangler Science

You reveal the inertia portion of Newton’s First Law of Motion with paper money, a few coins, and two soda bottles.

Steve Spangler Science: Whip Off the Tablecloth Trick
Steve Spangler Science

Yanking a tablecloth out from under food and dishes is easy… if you listen to Sir Isaac Newton.

Steve Spangler Science: Spinning Match - Table Trick
Steve Spangler Science

he science of static electricity and friction makes this matchstick rotate.

Steve Spangler Science: CD Hovercraft
Steve Spangler Science

Here’s a miniature, homemade version of a hovercraft that rides on a very thin cushion of air.

Steve Spangler Science: Floating Rice Bottle
Steve Spangler Science

Investigate these mysterious bottles of rice.

Steve Spangler Science: Ping Pong Popper
Steve Spangler Science

Blast a ball with the powerful pop of the Ping Pong Popper.