PIRA Classification: 1E20.20
Description: This is a smaller version of the Foucault Pendulum. A small pendulum is attached to a turn table. The bob will be directly over the center of the table. Starting the pendulum and rotating the table will simulate the pendulum swinging in a straight line while the earth rotates under it.
Special Instructions: Don't give the pendulum too great an amplitude or it will collide with its support.
Setup time: 1 minute
Safety Issues: None