This activity will help students see that a low center of mass helps objects balance. This is important engineering in car and motorcycle racing and robotics. This activity is inquiry in that students would probably predict that you could not get one object completely over the side of the table before they begin. Question 3 is Level 2 inquiry because the student is given the question and comes up with his or her own procedure and conclusions.
Type Book ChapterPub Date 5/30/2009Stock # PB240X_24