Gravity makes a toy car go down a ramp. It's the same force that keeps objects stuck to the ground and makes dropped objects fall.
Gravity is a natural attractive force between two bodies. In this case, the bodies are the car and the Earth. Surprising to many, gravity is the weakest natural force known, It is only evident in our daily lives only because the Earth is so massive: about 5,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 times as much as a rather large 1-kg toy car. In space, without the Earth's gravity, two toy cars would attract each other, but the force between them would be so weak it would take many years before they touched.Learn More
A magnetic doodle board is a drawing toy that consists of a drawing board, a few magnet shapes and a magnetic stylus. Japanese engineers invented this magnetic toy in 1974.Full Answer >
Instructions for the National Geographic Crystal Growing Kit can be found as a free download through sbdirect.biz or trendstoys.co.uk. Both sites require that visitors create a free account first to download the instructions. The National Geographic customer service line may also help. They can be reached at 1-888-557-4450.Full Answer >
Barbie is sometimes depicted with brown hair; in this case, her name is still "Barbie." However, there are other dolls from the Barbie line of toys who have brown hair and are different characters with different names, such as Whitney and Teresa.Full Answer >
Paper doll chains are made by folding a piece of paper, drawing an outline of the dolls and cutting along the line. You will need paper, scissors and a pencil. Use any craft materials to decorate the dolls afterward, such as markers, ribbon and glue. Cutting out the paper doll chain can be completed in five minutes.Full Answer >