How to Make a Balance Scale
The balance is the oldest kind of scale. Other scales require sophisticated spring mechanisms to work, but the balance works on much simpler principles. By comparing an unknown object to known weights, you can come up with a precise weight for any object....
This is my first instructable. The reason I made this scale is that I am a
photographer and I mix my own developers using household compounds like
Oct 5, 2009 ... Learn how to build your own scales and learn the maths behind them. ... long as
the weight is hung an equal distance from the balance point.
How to Make a Balance Scale for Kids. Learning to balance counterweights is a
useful skill for young kids. You can start a solid foundation in physics in a single ...
Sep 28, 2011 ... How to make a homemade balance that can detect the weight of a cottonball, and
detect the difference between a copper penny and a zinc ...
Make a sensitive homemade microgram balance scale.
Sep 14, 2009 ... Two types of homemade balance scales from recycling ... I wanted the kids to be
able to build it, take it apart, store it flat and build it again later.
You can make an easy balance scale at home with a coat hanger, some string
and a couple of paper cups, but you'll probably have to stick to comparing your ...
Introduction; Principle of the Balance Beam Scale; Figures; Construction Details
... with very fine (320 grit) emery paper, sufficient to make it safe to the touch.