Bicycle Gyroscope

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SKU: ME-6837 Category:

Description

Overview

The newly redesigned Bicycle Gyroscope is perfect for getting students interested and involved in understanding rotational motion.   The ME-6837 is extremely rugged for years of use, featuring a solid 1/2″ steel shaft but also lightweight at just 6 lbs.  Cushioned hand grips, a pull-cord with handle and an included suspension cord make it simple and easy to use.

Used to demonstrated the fun and fascinating properties of a gyroscope such as precession it will make a complex topic visible.  It can also be used in conjunction with the PASCO rotating chair (ME-6856) for an attention getting demonstration of the conservation of angular momentum.

There’s even room between the flange and wheel to insert a photogate (ME-9498A) for more qualitative activities.

Includes

  • Bicycle Gyroscope
  • Pull Cord with handle (111 cm/44 in)
  • Suspension Cord with Handle
  • Bicycle Counterbalances (4)

Includes pull-cord with handle to spin the wheel

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