Newton's 1st Law: Penny on a Coat Hanger - Newton's Law Expo (4 of 9)

Unit 6: Forces
Lesson 4 of 12

Objective: Students will be able to experiment with Newton's 1st Law of motion using a penny and a coat hanger.

Big Idea: The centripetal force created by a swinging coat hanger will keep a penny pinned to the end of the coat hanger's hook.

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