Wow it works | Balance and motion

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In the “wow it works”  balance and motion activities , at the end , we need to apply newly acquired knowledge as to how we can balance a pencil on a finger  . Possible ? Let’s try .

Balance and motion | Center of gravity

To maintain balance , kids need to know the center of gravity . But in this activities , kids will learn how to

  • find the center of gravity of an irregular object .
  • what does balancing of object at its center of gravity means and do to the object
  • how to balance an empty coke (100 plus) can
  • how to balance a fork with a tooth pick on a cup
  • how to balance the “cut-out” creatures on a string or thread

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Balance and motion | Break time for kids

Break time for kids …. Kids showing off their hidden talent … whatever happen to balance and motion ?

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Kids showing off how to create a shadow of a goose …. and then a goose eating biscuits

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our happiest girl …. laughing all the way … and kids showing off their newly found act … ghostly characters !!

Balance and motion | Balancing pencil on finger

So what do we need to balance a pencil on a finger after learning about the center of gravity ?

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  • Easy – lah !! See ,  i can do it !!
  • I can do it too . But watch mine …. I can even get the pencil to rotate !! yes , balance and motion at the same time . Good JOB !!

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  • Yah , really amazing that it can balance on my finger .
  • Can it balance on a chopstick ? Let’s try … Hmmm… What do you know … it CAN !!

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Balance and motion | Kids are just wonderful

Aren’t kids just wonderful ? Look at their faces …. it tells us a story . Having fun  , getting to learn , getting to play , getting to act , getting to do , getting to build , and finally get to bring home all the stuff that  they build . Only from Wow it works … balance and motion . Kids are just simply amazing !!

 

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