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    This video demonstrates that a force is any influence on an object that changes the object's shape or motion.

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    Investigate the behavior of transverse waves. [E]
    The size of a meteorite vs. the size of the crater it makes upon impact [E]
    Do Objects Float Better in Salt Water Than in Fresh Water? [E]
    Compare friction between dry and icy surfaces by measuring slip angle and slip height. [E]
    Make your own balloon powered boat and learn about Newton's third law of motion. [E]
    How much force is needed to pound nails into different kinds of wood? [E]
    Build a vessel that will hold the most pennies and still float (buoyancy). [E]
    Using magnetic levitation to measure gravity [P]
    Demonstrate Newton's Third Law of Motion by a rocket car with escaping air as the action force [E]
    Investigate Hooke's law and see how a spring can be used to weigh objects. [E] [E]
    Explore Einstein's famous equation of E=mc2. [P]
    Demonstrate Boyle's Law - Determine the relationship between pressure and volume in gases. [E]
    Research Galileo's Pendulum Experiments [E]
    Galileo Galilei: The Falling Bodies Experiment [E]
    Prove Isaac Newton's laws of gravity and Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity. [E]
    Converting Potential Energy to Kinetic Energy [E]
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