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Humpty Dumpty Seat belt Safety - Buckle Up

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Humpty Dumpty Seat belt Safety - Buckle Up
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Humpty and Dumpty will travel in a small vehicle down a ramp to demonstrate the force of impact on a fragile object. Humpty (the good egg) will have a seat belt on and Dumpty (the rotten egg) will not. Which will survive?

This demonstration of Newton’s first law – an object in motion will stay in motion without until an external force acts upon it - will show all how seat belts defy the force of impact and protect the good egg. Carilion’s trauma team provides a good lesson for keeping you out of their Emergency Departments.

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