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Make a jumpy mechanical pet that takes itself for a walk.
Make waves without getting wet.
Use a slow-moving wheel to investigate position, speed, and acceleration.
Measure acceleration with spaghetti and marshmallows.
Demonstrate resonance by shaking dried spaghetti.
Create graceful loops and spirals by drawing on a spinning disk.
Make a stationary triangle appear on a spinning wheel.
Square wheels roll smoothly on a round road.
The attraction and repulsion of magnets produces entrancing, unpredictable motion.
Discover waves you never node about.
How does this stack up?
Use air pressure to calculate the weight of a car.
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