Al Tobias (wat4y) - Office: Gibson S123 & Physics 218, (434) 924-0538
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video - Tablecloth Pull
Purpose:To give insight into Newton's Law of Inertia.
Place tablecloth over table with the majority hanging over one side. Set the table and fill the wine glass. Grasping the hanging cloth firmly, jerk quickly downward and away from the table. With practice this will leave the table setting untouched and the cloth off the table.