Hanging beam

IB Physics: Hanging beam

This one is a bit contrived but it worked well with many possible research questions, its basically a model of a child"s swing or trapeze consisting of two strings and a wooden rod. The 30cm rods were cut from something used for hanging curtains from, this was actually made from several short bits glued together. The construction added interest to the results because the different parts didn"t have the same density...


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