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Overarch 2

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Bricks are 20cm long and 10cm high. How high could an arch be built without mortar on a flat horizontal surface, to overhang by 1 metre? How big an overhang is it possible to make like this?

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Wobbler

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A cone is glued to a hemisphere. When you place it on a table in what position does it come to rest?

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Balances and Springs

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Balancing interactivity with springs and weights.

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Balance Point

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Attach weights of 1, 2, 4, and 8 units to the four attachment points on the bar. Move the bar from side to side until you find a balance point. Is it possible to predict that position?

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Swings and Roundabouts

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

If you were to set the X weight to 2 what do you think the angle might be?

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Inside Outside

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Balance the bar with the three weight on the inside.