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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

The Center of Gravity
of North Carolina

PIRA 1J10.10

Image:

Photo of Demo

Description:

The center of mass of the map is not what is concidered the geographic center of the state, nor is it the capital. Once you find the CM, you can support the whole state by supporting that spot.

Recipe and
Location:

CM of NC Demo
Table Rod
Rod for Hole
Table Clamp
Right Angle Clamp

Video:

Streaming Video:

None

MPG Video:

None

Real Video:

None

Notes:

The hole for the CM is just a tiny bit off.

 

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