A rolling ball magic trick

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This paper describes a simple and effective trick with a ball on a flat surface. The trick does not require any skills, is surprising and can provide an attention-grabbing, fun introduction for high school students into the topic of pure rolling motion versus rolling with slipping.

Original languageEnglish
Article number015011
JournalPhysics Education
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2019


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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