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Build your own avalanche disk to observe granular physics in action. A single granule is a solid but when it interacts with many, it may behave as a ...
You will need: Some sort of rotating base: I found this rotating artist's turnstyle stand at a discount store. The rotation is manually powered by hand but something ...
Pour a layer of the glass microbeads in your base container. Tilt is so that you can see the "sand" flow down like sand dunes. Add enough so ...
I just taped my container to the rotating turntable. Adjust the angle of the turntable. Adjust so that the "sand" just starts to slide down. This angle may ...
Experiment with rotating the Avalanche Disk at different speeds. Experiment with different angles or slope of the terrain. Experiment with different media, maybe substitute sugar, salt, flour, baking ...
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