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Build a spinning Top

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Overview

The top is one of the oldest recognizable toys. A top, or spinning top, is a toy that can be spun on an axis, balancing on a point. Find out how you can build your own top.

This experiment is part of the following Science Class:

Subject: Gyroscopes

Description: Students discover the gyroscopic effect then they make their own gyroscopic top and try to make it spin as long as possible.

Experiment Statistics

Part of Science Kit: None
Class: Gyroscopes
Category: Physics
Created by: Mr. Science
Added: August 15, 2008
| Number of views: 15930
| Number of times started: 687
| Number of ratings: 3
| Average rating: (5.00)

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