These physical science experiments dates back to 1583. Galileo discovered that he could several objects swinging back and forth on a string by swinging just one object. Try these simple physics experiments to see if you can get all the items to swing like Galileo did in 1583.
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The energy from the swinging spoon gives the other strings a push. The string that is the same length as the teaspoon swings with the most vigor. The other strings are different lengths and swing back and forth at different times than the teaspoon because of the length of the string. Therefore they do not get as much of a push as the longer string.
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Physical Science Experiments, Swinging With Galileo Try these fun physical science experiments first done by Galileo. See if you can make things swing on a string by pushing one object to set all the hanging strings in motion.