Balancing act 1

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Title Balancing act 1
Description The quiz requires students to place various masses on the balance beam, and to balance the beam by appropriate placement of different masses on the opposite side. Students are asked to calculate the amount of torque, and to find the masses of the "mystery objects".
Subject Physics
Level High School, Middle School
Type Guided Activity, Homework
Duration 30 minutes
Answers Included Yes
Language English
Keywords levers; pivot point; torque; force; mass
Simulation(s) Balancing Act (HTML5), Balancing Act

Author(s) Witold Ferens
Contact Email
School / Organization North Valley Academy
Date submitted 9/19/15
Date updated 9/28/15