High School / Physics

Exploring Torque

Students explore the concepts associated with torque and balance using the meter stick torque set. They develop the mathematical relationship between the force vector and the position vector by making predictions and testing them.


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Featured Equipment

Meter Stick Torque Mass Hanger Set

Meter Stick Torque Mass Hanger Set

Replacement set of three mass hangers and one meter stick clamp for doing meter stick torque.



This Pivot is used as a fulcrum in meter stick torque and as a rotation device for rotational inertia experiments.

Meter Stick Torque Set

Meter Stick Torque Set

For torque experiments with a meter stick balance

Aluminum Meter Sticks (6-pack)

These hollow aluminum meter sticks are rigid and straight.

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