Dynamic Cart for PSSC Physics

This wooden cart was designed to show the relation between a force exerted on an object and the velocity of that object. It was simple and inexpensive, made from short pieces of 2" x 4" and three roller skate wheels. This example was made by Grisell and Kaiel, students at Benson Polytechnic High School in Portland, Oregon, in the early 1960s.
Currently not on view
Object Name
dynamic cart
Date made
early 1960s
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
overall: 3 in x 11 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 7.62 cm x 29.21 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Science & Scientific Instruments
Science & Mathematics
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Benson Polytechnic High School

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