Steve Spangler Science: Balancing Nails

Find the center of gravity as twelve nails find precarious stability on the head of just one nail.

The object is to balance a bunch of nails on the head of a single nail. All of the nails have to be balanced at the same
time and cannot touch anything but the top of the nail that is stuck in the base. Are you up to the challenge?


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Force (Gravitational)
K-6
Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

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