Find a smooth, flat hard floor.
Take the broom by the long handle
and position it so that it is standing
up right with the bristles on the
to get the broom to stand all by itself
by making slight movements back and
forwards with the handle.
You may want to pick the broom up
and place it back on the floor several
times try to adjust the balance and
- This can take several attempts
and patience. You may even
want to try using a different broom
if you find it a real struggle to
get it to become balanced.
This is an amazing force of gravity
experiment. I could not believe that
a broom could actually stand up on
its own. The trick is to get the balance
just right, which is called the center
of gravity, and the broom will stand
by itself. I left one broom standing
over night and came back the next
morning to find that it was still
Have fun and amaze your friends.