The Lab Report – Center Of Gravity

According to, center of gravity is the place in a system or body where the weight is evenly dispersed and all sides are in balance. You become very familiar with your center of gravity when you ice skate, try to stand on one leg, or if you take up tight rope walking.

Today’s Lab Report is an interesting science experiment that tests the center of gravity. Can you balance 2 forks on one side of a toothpick with nothing on the other? Try it.

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The Lab Report is sponsored by Apologia Science. Student notebooks are now available for Apologia Physical Science! A great supplement to an already wonderful curriculum. 

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