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Learning objectives
· What factors affect the stability of an
object?
· What will make a body tend to topple?…read more

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Starter activity
· Make a list of objects that are designed to
be difficult to knock over?
· Think of an object that needs to be
redesigned because it is knocked over too
easily. Sketch the object and explain how
it could be redesigned to make it more
stable.…read more

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What is the centre of
mass of an object?
· The centre of mass of an object is the point where its
mass may be thought to be concentrated.
· When a suspended object is in equilibrium, its centre
of mass is directly beneath the point of suspension.
· The centre of mass of a symmetrical object is along
the axis of symmetry.…read more

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How to measure
the centre of mass
of a 2-D object
Write a description in
your own words of how
to find the centre of
mass of an irregular
shape.…read more

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Stable objects
What makes these child high chairs stable?…read more

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