Patrons strike a balance by manipulating an object's center of gravity.
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This is a very simple activity that could be used for very young patrons.
Levers at Play is a slightly more advanced activity that deals with balance.
(Almost) Impossible Acts of Balance
What Is Gravity?
Center of gravity
Science Snacks Center of Gravity
Balance & Motion
Balancing Sculptures - At home science - ExpeRimental
Learning the Concept of Balance
Pan Balance with Sid The Science Kid
STEM Activities for Kids
|Originating Source||Children's Museum of Houston|
[Suggest a book]
Gravity by John Farndon
You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Gravity! by Anne Rooney
Balanced and unbalanced forces by Jenna Winterberg (Also available in Spanish )
Balance the Birds by Susie Ghahremani
Balancing act by Ellen Stoll Walsh