Steve Spangler Science: Pendulum Stopper (Physics Magic)

Use principles of two pendulums in motion to play a fun trick on your friends.

While many magicians rely on the arts of deception or slight of hand to baffle their audience, we like to use principles of science to achieve the same effect. With the Pendulum Stopper trick, you’ll use the sympathetic motion of two pendulums to make energy appear to switch places . All you need are some household items and you’ll be fooling people in no time at all!


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Energy (Potential and Kinetic)
K-6
Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

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