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Ball and Ring

PIRA 4A30.21

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Photo of Demo

Description:

A ball that slips through a ring when cool will not after its been heated.  The sphere expands in the radial direction so at to make it to big for the ring. If the ring is then heated, the hoop will also expand in the radial direction and the heated ball will slip through the heated ring.

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Ball and Ring
Bunsen Burner
Striker

Video:

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Ball and Ring

Real Video:

Ball and Ring

Notes:

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