Balancing Act

Dave Nero


This simulation explores the concept of torque in the context of balancing a board. Select "Intro" to become familiar with the controls. "Balance Lab" and "Game" put your understanding of torque to the test.
  1. Select "Balance Lab." Can you determine the masses of all 8 mystery objects?
  2. Select "Game." Can you clear these challenges?
Credits: PhET Interactive Simulations University of Colorado Boulder