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Interactive video lesson plan for: Balancing Nails - Sick Science! - #118

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Check out the full experiment at http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/experiment/balancing-nails-trick
The object of the challenge is to balance all of the nails on the head of a single nail. All of the nails have to be balanced at the same time and cannot touch anything but the top of the nail that is stuck in the base. If you're really ambitious, you can try your luck at our large-scale version using landscape nails and a friend as the base. Enough of this idle chatter... get balancing!

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