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Mechanics & Motion

Use the Force

Bouncing, rolling, spinning, and falling! Motion is all about force and we hope that it’s with you ask you explore all of the  motion and mechanical advantage exhibits at the Science Factory.

Mechanics & Motion Exhibits

Can You Lift 100lbs illustrates mechanical advantage.

The following are exhibits about Mechanics & Motion currently on display in the Museum:

  • Ball Tracks – Galileo Track, High Road and Hilly Road, High Load and Low Road
  • Gear Power
  • Gravity Racer
  • Gravity Well
  • Kinetic Energy Machine
  • Magnetic Pendulum
  • Mechanical Advantage
  • Mini-Racers
  • Newton’s Cradle
  • Pendulum Lab  – The Pendulum snake and sand pendulum.
  • Roller Coaster
  • Super Bounce
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The forces of gravity are at work at the Gravity Well.