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December 20, 2016 AT 5:00 am

Gravity-Powered Sorting Machine #MakerEducation

Fun project to try over the upcoming holiday break from Scientific American.

Have you ever used a coin-sorting machine to separate pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters? When you need to separate things that are all mixed together, using a machine can be much faster than picking them apart by hand. In this project you will build a machine that can automatically separate two different size marbles—powered by nothing but gravity!

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