Our “Science Guy” Jason Lindsey with Hooked on Science and a kid scientist show us how to create the notebook spring launcher by using a few ingredients from around the house.
When the plastic spiral notebook spring is compressed, energy is stored. Potential energy is stored energy. When the compressed spring is released, potential energy is changed to kinetic energy, and shoots across the room. Kinetic energy is energy of motion.Go to www.hookedonscience.org for more experiments that might get you and your family “Hooked on Science.”
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