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Gather your Materials
Set-up your investigation
What do you think will happen to the rest of the tower when you try to take out the bottom coin?
How do you think you could get the bottom coin out without "toppling the tower"?
Try it out
1) Stack your coins in a tall, straight tower.
2) Your challenge: Try to get the bottom coin out of the stack using one of the tools above without making the rest of the tower topple!
3) Hint: Try pushing the bottom one out quickly without hitting the other coins.
Share your results
Inertia: “An object at rest will stay at rest, as long as nothing pushes or pulls on it”
Using the word "inertia", explain what happened to the bottom coin and the rest of the coin tower.
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