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Role of the Laboratory: Static Equilibrium Documents

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The Role of Laboratory: Static Equilibrium 

written by Jim Nelson and Jane Nelson

This activity from the PTRA Manual "The Role of the Laboratory in Teaching Introductory Physics" is a variation of the typical static laboratory activity, and includes a method of measuring buoyant force.  See article "Static Equilibrium", by Jim Nelson in the December, 1985 issue of The Science Teacher.

Published January 1, 1995
Last Modified June 18, 2006