Experiment -2

Re-roll two of the balls. Then choose 2 wires each of different thickness. Insert them into the balls. Push both wires into the polystyrene block so that they stand upright to the same height, e.g. 10 cm.

Hint ! Make sure that you stick the wires in a new position in the block or the experiment won't work very well.

Pull both balls back about 3 cm. Then let them go.

Do the balls with the thicker or thinner wires have the higher natural frequencies? (Answer)

Take the balls and wires out of the polystyrene block and pull the wires out of the balls.

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