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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Smash Block on Bed of Nails

PIRA 1F20.25

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Description:

A small bed of nails is placed on the chest (or stomach) of a professor (nails down!). A brick is then placed on top of the bed of nails and a student uses a hammer and good aim to break the brick.

Recipe and
Location:

Bed of Nails
Brick
Hammer

Section B
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