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Eisco Labs Garage Physics Ball Bearing Roller Coaster Kit

Item #: 2022374
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Send the steel ball bearing through hoops and loops and watch potential energy convert to kinetic energy with this roller coaster kit! Rollercoasters are one of the best ways to see the interplay between potential and kinetic energy. This kit is the perfect choice for both students and educators. Compete with friends to create the most loop de loops, the fastest or slowest coaster, or develop educational challenges for students -- the options are endless! Use household item such as chairs and tables to devise complex routes to explore different ways to manipulate the results of your coaster (and your study)! The interplay between potential and kinetic energy has never been more fun! Required but not included: A piece of scratch paper (US Letter or A4 size is sufficient) and a pair of scissors. Also will need tape (any kind) and 2 tin cans per class (any size).
  • Explore gravitational potential energy as well as translational and rotational kinetic energy by sending a steel ball bearing careening through a 20 foot long transparent tube
  • Includes tubing, bearings, twisty ties, rubbing alcohol pads, and hooks
  • Only scissors, tape, and plain paper are required for complete assembly
  • Kit comes with a step-by-step educational guide
Kit includes:
  • Vinyl Tube, FDA Approved (20 Feet Long, 5/8 Inch Diameter)
  • Removable Small Wire Hooks (9 per Package)
  • 1 Package of Twisty Ties with Included Clipper
  • 4 Steel Ball Bearings (3/8 Inch Diameter)
  • 3 Rubbing Alcohol Pads
  • Educational Guide