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May 10, 2016 AT 12:00 pm

Make Your Own Spring Scale #makereducation

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Fun project from Scientific American to try at home!

Have you ever played with a Slinky, used a pinball machine, written with a click pen or ridden in a car? If so, then you have made use of a spring! Springs are in machines all around us and have many useful purposes. In this activity you will learn another cool use for a spring: making a scale to weigh objects.

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