PIRA 1Q40.20 Conservation of Angular Momentum: Sqeezatron
Instructions / Notes:
- Two heavy spheres are attached to a framework that spins freely.
- When the handles are squeezed together, the spheres are drawn toward
the center post and spin faster.
- The faster the framework spins initially, the more difficult it will
be to squeeze the handles.
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