Newtons Cradle - Educational Resources

Newtons Cradle

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Newtons Cradle is a fascinating and educational desk toy. It showcases a nicely balanced cradle Features suspended balls that reacts to collision A Newton’s cradle is a device that demonstrates conservation of momentum and energy using a series of swinging spheres. When one sphere at the end is lifted and released, it strikes the stationary spheres, transmitting a force through the stationary spheres that pushes the last sphere upward. This device is often used for demonstrations in the classroom, as well as a toy to amuse people. Newton’s Cradle was invented in 1967 by English actor Simon Prebble and named in honor of scientist and mathematician Isaac Newton, because it employs Newton’s Laws.

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