In these amazing science experiments you will learn how to balance a potato, fork and a pencil on a table so that only the tip of the pencil is touching the edge of the table. Think its impossible? Not if you follow the directions and do some experiment on your own. Plus these seemingly gravity defying experiments are fun to do.
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Choose a larger or smaller potato than you used for the previous experiment. Make a prediction how you will have to change the angle of the fork to make them balance. Try these gravity experiments and see if your prediction was correct. Try the same experiment with a ball of clay or a small apple. Make predictions about how you will need to make changes so these items will balance. Try these experiments and afterward check to see if your predictions were correct.
In these amazing science experiments you were finding the balance point of the three objects. The balance point was at the edge of the table where the pencil point rested. The potato and fork were on one side of the balance point and the fork is on the other side.
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