Slinky, Long Spring, 150x75mm
You'll have hours of fun with this giant metal spring. Not only that, you'll learn about how waves and springs function! Generations of children have been both entertained and educated by slinky springs just like this one! Watch as it walks down stairs...
Generations of children have been both entertained and educated by slinky springs just like this one! Watch as it walks down stairs, 'bounces' back and forth between your hands and appears to defy gravity when dropped to the ground.
This spring is a fun way to see the effects of spring motion and watch how waves propagate.
The spring appears to levitate when drop vertically towards the ground. This is because the change in tension on the spring must propagate to the base of the spring from the top. A lag time of approximate 0.3 seconds creates the impression that the spring is levitating before both ends begin to fall to the ground.
- Period of Oscillation
- Harmonic Motion
|Age Group||12+ Years|
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