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Bicycle Wheel Gyroscope and Rotating Platform


Bring gyroscopic forces to life.

Manufacturer: fisher science education  40-226

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Catalog No. S94222

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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Diameter (English) 16 in.
Diameter (Metric) 40cm
For Use With (Application) Can be used to demonstrate rolling friction, precession of a gyroscope, weather demonstrations and rotational inertia
Product Type Rotating platform

Use this wide, stable, rotating platform and bicycle wheel gyroscope together to turn into a human gyroscope.

Wheel features:

  • Turns freely on axis
  • Equipped with large, comfortable handles at each end
  • Mass concentrated at rim makes rotation more apparent as wheel tilts
  • Includes instructions with experiments
Platform features:
  • Wood and steel construction
  • Sturdy with nonslip pads for traction
  • Can be used to demonstrate rolling friction, precession of a gyroscope, weather demonstrations and rotational inertia
  • Diameter: 16 in. (40cm)