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In this PhETsimulation, you can investigate how a teeter-totter balances, by moving objects of different masses to various positions. Can you make the teeter-totter balance?

This is one of a large number of physics simulations produced at the University of Colorado in the PhET project.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Motion, Forces, and Energy
- Statics of Rigid Bodies
= Equilibrium
- Informal Education
- Middle School
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
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Access Rights: Free access
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Keyword: Torque
Record Creator: Metadata instance created April 24, 2012 by Ed Lee
Record Updated: Apr 24, 2012 by Ed Lee
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September 10, 2011
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AIP Format
(University of Colorado, Boulder, 2011), WWW Document, (http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/balancing-act).
AJP/PRST-PER
PhET Simulation: Balancing Act, (University of Colorado, Boulder, 2011), <http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/balancing-act>.
APA Format
PhET Simulation: Balancing Act. (2011, September 10). Retrieved November 28, 2014, from University of Colorado: http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/balancing-act
Chicago Format
University of Colorado. PhET Simulation: Balancing Act. Boulder: University of Colorado, September 10, 2011. http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/balancing-act (accessed 28 November 2014).
MLA Format
PhET Simulation: Balancing Act. Boulder: University of Colorado, 2011. 10 Sep. 2011. 28 Nov. 2014 <http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/balancing-act>.
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@misc{ Title = {PhET Simulation: Balancing Act}, Publisher = {University of Colorado}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {28 November 2014}, Month = {September 10, 2011}, Year = {2011} }
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