Fourteen things you can do with a stick
Some years back, Dick Zitto and I were teaching a week of mechanics to elementary school teachers in Canton, Ohio, city school system. Our mandate was to use simple materials and to be interesting. To start the session, I decided to have a discussion, partly prompted and partly free association on the ways one might use a stick to study physical phenomena.
“Fourteen Things You Can Do with a Stick”, The Physics Teacher, 39, 106-107 (2001)
The Physics Teacher