Mouse Trap Physics


The distance form the turning axis to the point of contact is called the:

What is the sleeve called that is used to give the axle a smooth surface to rub against.

Energy that is stored is called:

A twisting force.

A compressed spring of a mouse trap car is an example of ____________ energy.

What force opposes motion and has a great effect on a mouse trap cars performance.

What is the approximate speed of a mouse trap hammer?

Most cutting devices use the principle of:

In general the longer the length of the plan the _________ force is needed to move the object.

The balance point of an object is called the center of ______________.