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Force Mechanism Trough

With the Force Mechanism Trough, students can research acceleration and the effect of gravity on a moving body by propelling steel balls or a wood block down an aluminum trough track.

  • Low-Cost Apparatus for Studying Acceleration and Gravity
  • Instructions Included
  • Molded Plastic Supports Included
  • Trigger Mechanism Included
  • Five Steel Balls Included
One experiment demonstrates conservation of momentum and energy in collisions.

The other shows the difference between sliding and rolling friction.

Ordering information: This kit includes a 43" long, all-aluminum, v-shaped track; injection molded plastic supports; trigger mechanism with four settings; five 3/4" dia. steel balls; irregular shaped wood block; and instructions.



Item # Description Unit Availability Price Quantity
470014-722 Force Mechanism Trough
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